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Welcome to the memorial page for

Walter "Pete" C. Wright

June 3, 1943 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 74)

Walter C. Wright

“Pete”

 

Passed away at the age of 74, after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born in
Joliet and a lifelong resident.

Pete is survived by his loving daughter Kimberly Wright; son Ron (Angie) Wright; sister Jackie Wright and beloved grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Pete was a proud Vietnam Veteran, he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1960-1967.  He retired as a cement mason which he was employed for many years.  He loved to travel, fish, play cards and poker, recite poetry and enjoyed an occasional beer.  He was a treasured and great friend to many.  He was a member of the Cantigny Post 367 V.F.W., American Legion Post #1080, Moran A.C. Club.  Attended church at St. Peter Lutheran Church and served on the church council.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Joliet Area Community Hospice for their care and compassion during this difficult time. 

In lieu of flowers memorials/donations to the Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated.

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, 9:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11:00 a.m.  As per Pete’s wishes cremations rites will be accorded.   Inurnment will take place at a later date at Woodlawn Memorial Park.e


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
January 3, 2018

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
1500 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 3, 2018

11:00 AM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
1500 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435


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