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Carol Sue (Badberg) Bright

December 28, 1942 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 78)


Carol Sue Bright, 78, of Humboldt, Nebraska was born on December 28, 1942, north of Humboldt to Leonard and Ruby (Bryant) Badberg.  They moved south of Table Rock on a farm when she was small.  Carol Sue attended country school District #51 through the 8th grade and graduated from Table Rock High School with the class of 1960.  On November 12, 1961, Carol Sue was united in marriage to Roger W. Hain.  To this union a son, Corey W. Hain, was born.  The couple would later divorce and on December 27, 1974, Carol Sue was united in marriage to Charles Myron Bright.  The couple made their home in Humboldt where they would spend their entire married life.  Carol Sue was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking, working in the yard doing flowers and mowing.  She worked at the One Stop Grocery Store and the Dairy Palace.

Carol Sue passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at the Bryan LGH Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska having reached the age of seventy-eight years and six days.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Myron Bright, a sister Norma (Wayne) King, brothers Dean (Verna), Richard and Raymond Badberg and step-daughter Connie Stubben.

Carol Sue is survived by her son Corey Hain and wife Tina of rural Humboldt, NE; step-son Dennis Bright of Summerville, SC; 3 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 5 step-great-grandchildren; 3 step-great-great grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Pat Badberg of Humboldt, NE; Doris Badberg of rural Humboldt, NE; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021, at the Humboldt Cemetery with Pastor Howard Blecha officiating.  A livestream of services will be available on the Wherry Mortuary/Monument Facebook page for those not attending services.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at the Wherry Mortuary, 207 N. Nemaha Street in Humboldt, Nebraska.

Memorial contribution may be given to the Humboldt Rescue Squad.

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Services entrusted to Wherry Mortuary-207 Nemaha ST.-Humboldt, NE 68376 (402) 862-2915.



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January 7, 2021

9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Wherry Mortuary, Humboldt
207 N. Nemaha Street
Humboldt, NE 68376

Graveside Service
January 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Humboldt Cemetery
First Street
Humboldt, NE 68376

Video is available for this event

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