Louis F. "Louie" Wright, 78, of Sandusky, passed away early Wednesday morning, Oct. 8, 2008, at his home after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 2, 1929, in Petersburg, Mich. He retired in 1984 from Ford Motor Company where he had worked for more than 30 years. Louie was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Monroeville.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beverly J. (Roop) Wright, (married June 17, 1950 ; two sons, Douglas L. (Sherrie) Wright and Joseph F. (Kim) Wright; daughter, Tracey M. (Lee) Riedy; eight grandchildren, Douglas L. Wright Jr., Misty Wright, Sherri Pridemore, Bobbi Wright, Candace Jenkins, Dawson Riedy, Brittany Hineline and Jeremy Wright; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and best friends, John and Nancy Hahn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Estley and Monick Wright; two sisters and four brothers.
A Memorial Service will be at noon Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, 9416 Ohio 99, Monroeville. The Rev. Paul Stengel will officiate. Contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 9416 Ohio 99, Monroeville, OH 44847.
Arrangements were entrusted to David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.