James Daniel “Buffo” Wightman 77 of Gurnee, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Vista East Medical Center.
He was born January 5, 1936 in Waukegan and married Eleanor Checki on July 10, 1959 in Waukegan. Jim was self employed. He loved golf, and playing poker.
Survivors include his wife Eleanor, twin daughters Jayne (John) Kegg of Pleasant Prairie, Wis and Lori (Jonathan Bell) Wightman of West Bloomfield, MI, two sons Thomas E. (Ursula) of Salem, WI and Chuck Wightman of Gurnee, two grandchildren Nicole Wightman and Johnny Kegg; two sisters Janet DeLoof of Kenosha, WI and Nancy Pease of Grayslake. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Friday, January 11, 2013 from 4-7pm at the Salata Gurnee Funeral Home; 4190 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee. Wake service will take place at 6:30pm with Fr. James E. Merold officiating. Interment will be private.