Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

December 6, 2012

Dalena Brush

Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Dalena M. Brush, 74, of Effingham, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Effingham.

    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, with entombment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time, Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

    Dalena was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Robinson, the daughter of William and Edna (McCormick) Smith. She married Robert L. Brush in 1959 and he survives.

    Dalena is survived by her husband, Robert of Effingham; two sons, Robert of Houston, Texas, and James (Sharon) of Effingham; one daughter, Pam (Joseph) Florida of Altamont; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

    Dalena was preceded in death by her parents.