Obituary of Curtis Wright
Curtis (Curt) Wright, age 86, left earth to claim his reward in heaven on July 13th, 2023.
Curt was born October 17th, 1936, to Leon & Gladys Wright in West Frankfort, Illinois. He was the eldest of 4 children. He married Pearl Louise (Hungate) Wright on March 9th, 1957. Curt served in the U.S. Army in Texas. Curt worked many years in the construction field as a union carpenter for various companies. Curt was an awesome horse trainer and owned & trained many horses with Don Orbeck. Curt was a simple man and lived a life of service. He was also an amazing family man.
Curt is survived by the love & joy of his life, Pearl Louise of Fort Atkinson; his nephew, best buddy & pal, Doug (Nancy) Schwenn of Sun Prairie; His special nephews, Danny (Emily Rausch) Schwenn of Fall River, Joey (Corina Schlub) Schwenn of Deforest; His princess & grandmother's namesake, Carrie Lee Schwenn of Sun Prairie. He is also survived by his sister, Carolyn (Bill Elmore) Schwenn of Sun Prairie; His sister, Brenda Pike of Thompsonville, Illinois; His sister-in-law, Joyce Harbort of Knoxville, Tennessee; His sister-in-law, Sheila Wright of West Frankfort, Illinois. He is further survived by many other special nieces, nephews, many grand nieces and nephews, and one great-grandnephew. He loved them dearly and thought of them often. He was preceded in death by his parents; His brother Richard Wright; In-laws, Lester (Buster) Hungate and Pearl (McFarlane) Hungate; Brother-in-laws, Mike Pike, and Albert Schwenn; His brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Florine Laflash.
A special thank you to Don Voeltz and Rainbow Hospice. Another special thanks to his little buddy & pal, Joey Schwenn & Carrie Lee Schwenn for their love and special care. Curt, Pearl Louise, and Doug would like to thank Scott & Jennifer Rowntree for all the thoughtfulness & unending help.
A memorial service and luncheon will be held July 23rd, 2023, from 11am to 3pm at Alden Estates community room,1130 Collins Rd, Jefferson, WI. Matthew 25: Well done good and faithful servant. Thou hast been faithful over a few things; I will make thee the ruler over many things, enter thou into the joy of the Lord. Nitardy Funeral Home, Cambridge is assisting the family.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Curtis Wright, please visit Tribute Store