American Veteran 09

Charles M. Wright

December 13, 1947 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 73)


Charles M. Wright, 73, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.  He was born on December 13, 1947, in Gary, Indiana to the late Lewis and Eunice (Flaharty) Wright. 

On October 25, 1969, Charles married Barbara Smith who survives along with sons, Michael Wright of La Porte, Jeff (Ashley) Wright of Rolling Prairie; granddaughters, Macy and Maya; a sister, Jean (Dan) Luchene of Conroe, Texas; and a brother, Del (Kathy) Wright of Willis, Texas. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ron (Maureen) Wright. 

Charles retired from NIPSCO as a lineman after 37 years of service. He graduated from Merrillville High School in 1966, served in the United States Marine Corps, was a member of the Falcons Nest 564 in La Porte, and the American Legion Post 83 in La Porte.  

Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel in La Porte.

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