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William J. Wightkin
Birth: Jul. 28, 1927
Death: Jan. 25, 1997

Professional Football Player. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he was a tackle for the University of Notre Dome when he was drafted in the NFL 8th round by the Chicago Bears in 1949. For eight seasons 1950 to 1957, he played for the Bears and appeared in the 1955 Pro Bowl. He died at age 69 in Westchester, Illinois. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 23, Block 13, Lot 32, Grave 9
 
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Record added: Aug 14, 1998
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- John P. Birosak
 Added: Apr. 8, 2013
Happy Birthday!
- Jackie Howard
 Added: Jul. 28, 2011
Miss you Dad. Wish you were here to help me. I am not doing very well. Look over your family, keep all healthy and safe. Your children and grandchildren love you always.
- Kathie
 Added: Nov. 29, 2009
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