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Tanya Suzanne Wright

September 21, 1971 ~ June 8, 2019 (age 47)

Tanya Wright, age 48, of Des Moines died Sunday morning at her home.

A visitation will begin at 4 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15th at O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services in Norwalk.  To donate money to her funeral fund select the green box "appeal for donation"  To get directions and additional service details, order flowers and sign the on-line guest book please select the "tabs" above or call O'Leary's Flowers in Norwalk (no delivery) at (515) 981-0700.

Tanya's Life Story

The daughter of William "Bill" & Wanda Wright and Steve aka “Fat Daddy”, Tanya was born September 21, 1971.  Growing up on the East Side of Des Moines, she attended Des Moines schools.  Tanya obtained her GED and went on to further her education at Des Moines Area Community College.

Tayna had a passion for cooking and enjoyed serving her friends and family.  She especially loved the holidays and making sure all were well fed.  She enjoyed motorcycles and loved riding her Harley.

Tanya passed Saturday night, June 8, 2019 at her home. She lived 47 years, 9 months, and 6 days.   

She is survived by her boyfriend, Michael Vertrees of Des Moines; two daughters, Madison Vertrees of Des Moines and Jenna Williams (Orion Moine) of Ankeny; a son, Josh Miller of Cedar Rapids; two grandchildren, Hope Rosabella and Kyrin Moine; and a sister by birth, Leah Cox of Oskaloosa.

O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services
Celebration of Life Center
1020 Main Street - Norwalk, Iowa -  (515) 981-0700
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