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Frances "Frankie" Louise Wright

July 30, 1930 - March 11, 2018

Frances Louise Wright Isaacs (Frankie) passed away March 11, 2018, in Lincoln. She was born July 16, 1930, to Wilbur Wright and Frances May (Mabie) Wright in Peru. She was one of five children. On May 14, 1950, she was united in marriage with Howard Kenneth Isaacs. They had two children, Ellen Frances Isaacs and Steven Kenneth Isaacs. She was a lifelong Southeast Nebraska resident. Born in Peru, eventually moved to the Brownville Community and then to Lincoln to raise her family. Frankie took into their home and cared for her grandmother, mother and brother, Paul, until their deaths.

Survived by daughter, Ellen Frances Novak and husband Brad, Lincoln; son, Steven Kenneth Isaacs and wife Genie, Marietta, Ga.; grandchildren, Kelly Brian Novak (Pamela and Emery Kate Rone), Gautier, Miss.; Christopher Ryan Novak, Roswell, Ga.; Kylie Lynn Henry (Isaacs) and husband Jeff, Dunwoody, Ga.; Carter Isaacs, Marietta, Ga.; Asha Gallo (Peter, Marisa, Annie); Tami and Nick Binder (Cody, Maya) all of Kansas City; great-grandchildren, Kelsey Ellen Novak and Kaylee Rai Novak, Hickman, Abigail Jeanne Henry, Dunwoody, Ga. Preceded in death by parents, husband, Howard (Ken) Isaacs; sister, Vera Haneline and brother-in-law, Leonard Haneline; brother, Charles (Chuck) Wright and sister-in-law, Mary (Lucille) Wright; brothers, Paul Wright and Wilbur (Bill) Wright, daughter-in-law, Gail Lynn Isaacs (Bargman).

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at East Lincoln Christian Church, 7001 Edenton Rd., Lincoln, NE 68516. Visitation: 2-8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th St., Lincoln, NE 68503. Memorials to East Lincoln Christian Church or Ascera Care Hospice of Lincoln. Condolences may be left at

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