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Harriet Adele Wales Brightman
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1922
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 2011
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA

Harriet Brightman , 89, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Stonebridge Skilled Nursing Facility in Austin, Texas.

Visitation will be held at Wendt Funeral Home, 1811 15th St. Place, Moline, 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, with a rosary at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3209 60th St., Moline. Immediately after the funeral Mass, luncheon will be served in the church hall.

Following lunch, internment will be in Erie Cemetery, Erie. Memorial donations may be made to Christ the King Church in Mrs. Brightman's name.

The former Harriet Adele Wales was born the fourth of five children of Elmer E. Wales and Louisa Williamson Wales on April 2, 1922, in Moline. She graduated from St. Mary's High School in Moline in 1940. She married Francis Harland Brightman on Nov. 30, 1940. They farmed for many years in the Erie and Fenton area in Whiteside County, Ill. They were the parents of five children, Michael, Deidre, Melissa, Debra and Kevin.

Harriet was predeceased by her parents; siblings, Virginia Boyce, Catherine Heinz and Thomas Wales; husband; and sons Michael and Kevin. She is survived by her daughters, Deidre Brightman (John Andre), Austin, Texas; Melissa Brightman, Woodstock, Ill.; and Debra Mork (Scot), Mora, Minn. Mrs. Brightman is also survived by her sister, Bette Wales Resser, Moline; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Her grandchildren are Elizabeth Corbin Tyndorf (Tim), Jennifer Corbin Katacic (Sam), Michael Hagans (Megan), Andrea Pizzuto, Anthony Vincent Pizzuto, Anna Messine (Frederic), Kathleen Giannette (Rick), Franklin Nelson (Homa), and John Cox (Karen).
 
 
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  Francis Harland Brightman (1920 - 1970)
 
Burial:
Erie Cemetery
Erie
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: May 06, 2013
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Harriet Adele <i>Wales</i> Brightman
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