Karen Siegfried Wright, Class of 1959

Posted Nov 19, 2020

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Karen Siegfried Wright ’59 died Nov. 2, 2020. She was born in Middletown, Ohio on May 9th, 1937 to the late Jack and Velma Siegfried.
Karen attended Otterbein College where she was in the Epsilon Kappa Tau (Arbutus) sorority. After attending a few years, she became an airline hostess for TWA.

For over 20 years Karen was a participant with the WHI-Women’s Health Initiative program at OSU, a volunteer in the cancer section at OSU, a CAPA usher for over 20 years. She loved gardening, tennis, bridge and biking trips overseas with friends.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her sister, Sandra and brother, Mace. Survived by her husband, Glenn Wright; son Tom (Kelly) Wright; daughter Janice (Phillip) Hilsenkopf; grandchildren, Austin (Nicole) and Alexandra Wright; Emily and Andy Hilsenkopf; and great-grandchildren, Kinsley, Charlotte and Faith. She is also survived by her sister Brenda (Bob) Hutnik.