Helen Bright (62) of Neoga


Published on October 21 2013 2:48 pm

Helen Bright, 62, of Neoga died at 5:05am Sunday, October 20, 2013 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Helen was born January 30, 1951, in Effingham County, Illinois, the daughter of Leon and Marcella (Lohman) Kaufman. She was a member of the St. Michael The Archangel Church of Sigel, Illinois. Helen married Michael Bright, September 15, 1973, in Green Creek, Illinois. Michael and Helen had just celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary. Helen worked in the in the Bindery Department of World Color Press in Effingham, Illinois.

Mrs. Bright leaves her husband, Michael Bright of Neoga, IL; two sons, Chris Bright and wife Jetta and Nick Bright all of Neoga, IL; three brothers, David Kaufman, Mark Kaufmann and Melvin Kaufman all of Green Creek, IL; two sisters, Jane Goeckner and husband Ed, and June Probst and husband Rich all of Bishop Creek, IL; one Grandson, Bentley Bright of Neoga, IL.

Mrs. Bright was preceded in death by her parents. Memorials to be made to the Cancer Research for Ovarian Cancer.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, October  24, 2013, in the St. Michael The Archangel Church of Sigel, IL, with Fr. Sunder Ery and Sr. Pat Thies officiating. The visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in the St. Michael The Archangel Church with a 6:30 P.M. Wake service at the Church. The Swengel - O’Dell Funeral Home of Neoga is in charge of arrangements.

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