Bright, Joseph (Hap) Claire (June 25, 1914 - March 30, 1990)

Joseph Claire (Hap) Bright

Douglas Budget - April 4, 1990

Funeral services for Joseph Claire (Hap)Bright, 75, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Converse Funeral Chapel with Pastor Randy Gregory of the Calvary Baptist Church officiating.

Joe died Friday, March 30, 1990 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his wife's home in Douglas.

He was born June 25, 1914 in Lost Springs, Wyo., the son of Charles and Belle (Howard)Bright. He was educated in the Lost Springs schools.

He was married to Glenn Elaine Dieleman on June 19, 1933 in Hot Springs, S.D. They lived on ranches southeast of Shawnee. In later years he traveled and worked on various ranches and projects.

He is survived by his grandson, Joe W. Bright; great granddaughter, Jessica Elaine Bright; and one sister, Cora Dieleman, all of Douglas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Joe Dean Bright on June 8, 1937; two brothers; and one sister. His son Jimmie, and his wife Glenn died on March 30, 1990.

Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas is in charge of arrangements.


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