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Patricia (Pat) Joan Wright, 78, of Farmer City, passed away peacefully on December 5th at 10:12 a.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital surrounded by all of her children and grandchildren.

 

Pat was born on October 15, 1940 in Bloomington IL, daughter of Hope and Cecil Hendren. She married James (Jim) Wright on June 29th, 1957 in Farmer City, IL.

 

Surviving are her devoted loving husband Jim; children Peggy Huffstutler, Marty Wright (Brenda), Julie Roth (Scott), Jennifer Plunk (Ron), and Jamie Wright (Tyson); grandchildren Elizabeth Majernik (Matt), Tyler Roth (Sarah), Dory O’Brien (Matt), Jordann Costa (Terry), Justin Roth, Christopher Plunk (Brittany), Taylor Poppe (Phillip), and Jack Plunk (Peyton); ten great-grandchildren; and sisters Joyce Wells (Bill) and Judy Fondrk (Terry).

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and infant son, James Douglas.

 

Pat was a homemaker and farm wife. She enjoyed shopping and traveling. Most of all she was very proud of her family and loved nothing more than spending time with all of them. The highlight of her day was receiving a phone call or text from her grandchildren.

 

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on December 10th and the funeral service will be on December 11th at 1:30 p.m. at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City with Rev. Charles Brannock officiating.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leibow Family. The memorials will assist her special 9 year old cousin, Emma Leibow, who is battling neurofibromatosis.

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