American Veteran 08

Aaron K. Wright

August 9, 1973 ~ August 30, 2022 (age 49) 49 Years Old

Aaron Wright Obituary

Aaron K. Wright, age 49, residing in South Bend passed away at 8:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. He was born August 9, 1973, in Michigan City, IN; a son of Larry K. & Phyllis A. (Mullins) Wright, and has lived in South Bend since 1996, coming from Hampton, VA, and Michigan City, IN.

Aaron has been employed at the University of Notre Dame for the past 18 years as Security Manager in the Information Systems Department. He has also served with the United States Navy for 24 years.

Aaron was married to Kristina Geissler for over 25 years and from that marriage they welcomed and raised three children, Ryne Wright, Angelica English, and Claire Wright, all of South Bend. Also surviving is his mother, Phyllis A. Pytynia of South Bend; and two brothers, Robert King of Bristol, IN; and James Pytynia of Elkhart, IN. Aaron was preceded in death by his father, Larry Wright, grandparents, Charles and Myrtle Marquis, brother Bobby Knight, and Uncle Bryan Wright.

Aaron received his BA in Business Administration-Management from Trine University, and an Associate in Business Administration from Ivy Tech Community College. He was a member of First Brethren Church of South Bend. He volunteered with the LaVille Soccer Team, Boy Scouts and at First Brethren Church of South Bend.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at First Brethren Church, 4909 South Ironwood Drive, South Bend. Rev. Larry Baker and Rev. Fred Youngen will officiate. Graveside services with military honors will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton, IN where Aaron will be laid to rest next to his father, Larry.

Family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 5, 2022, at Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, and one hour prior to the services on Tuesday, September 6 at the church.

Contributions in memory of Aaron Wright may be offered to First Brethren Church of South Bend 4909 S. Ironwood Dr., South Bend, IN 46614, or Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, 5526 West 13400 South, #510 Herriman, UT 84096, or the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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September 5, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46614

September 6, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Brethren Church
4909 S. Irowood Drive
South Bend, IN 46614

Funeral Service
September 6, 2022

11:00 AM
First Brethren Church
4909 S. Irowood Drive
South Bend, IN 46614

Graveside Services following
September 6, 2022

Woodlawn Cemetery
Corner of US 6 and Indurstrial Park Drive
Walkerton, IN 46574


First Brethren Church
4909 S. Ironwood Rd., South Bend IN 46614

American Cancer Society (South Bend)
919 E. Jefferson Blvd Unit 401, South Bend IN 46617
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation
5526 West 13400 South #510, Herriman UT 84096


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