Walter "Pete" C. WrightJune 3, 1943 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 74)
Walter C. Wright
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