James E. Wright,
Jr. (Jim), 73, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020, after a battle with
He was born
February 13, 1947m to James Elmer Wright, Sr. and Rachel B. Weiler of
LaPorte, IN. Both proceeded him in death as well as a grandson, Logan
He is survived by
his three children: Ryan (Amy) Wright of Indianapolis, Kristen (John) Oberle
of Chesterton, and Tracy (Jeff) Miller of Burns Harbor; one sister, Linda
Funnel of South Bend; and seven grandchildren: Brieanne (Tyler) Conroy,
Justin Wright, Kayla Karriman, Megan Wright, Brandon Pritchett, Emily
Pritchett, and Garrett Oberle.
He was a member of
St. Johnís Lutheran Church in LaPorte, Indiana. He graduated from LaPorte
High School and was a veteran of the US Army.
researching his family tree, was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed playing
sports video games. He was also an umpire and team manager for State Park
Little League in his younger years.
being handled by White-Love Funeral Home of Chesterton, IN.
A graveside service
for family and close friends will be at a later date.
Memories may be