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Amanda Wright

1952 to 2016


Amanda Wright, 63 of Sidney, died Monday afternoon, March 28, 2016 at her home in Sidney.

At her request cremation has taken place and no services are planned.

You can view the online obituary and share condolences with the family at

Cards of sympathy can be sent to Mindy Catron, 31 Patterson Road, Hanscom AFB, MA 01731.

Amanda Lea Wright, daughter of Louis and Florence (Fries) Brounko was born Sept. 12, 1952 in Scottsbluff. She attended country school near Broadwater through the eighth grade. She then attended high school in Bridgeport, graduating from Bridgeport High School in 1969.

On June 8, 1969, she married John H. Swires, Sr. and to this union two children were born: John, Jr. and Mindy. They made their home in the Bridgeport area. After they divorced she married Steve Wright on Jan. 26, 2005 and they lived in Walsh, Colo. She moved back to Sidney in 2012.

Survivors include one son, John Swires, Jr. and wife Cindy of Sidney; one daughter Mindy Catron and husband Neal of Boston, Mass .; her mother Florence Treinen of Ft. Morgan, Colo .; 7 grandchildren; and three step-children: Danny Wright and wife Tristan, Chris Wright and Amanda Wright.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Sidney is serving the Wright family.


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