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Denise R. Brite, 50, of Bluffton, died on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Denise was born in Decatur on February 14, 1961, to Joseph J. and Shirley N. (Hirschy) Brite.
Denise is survived by her father, Joseph J. Brite of Decatur; a son, Tim (Janell) Mares of Bluffton; a daughter, Holly Brite of Bluffton; three brothers, Tony M. (Kim) Brite of New Haven, Mike L. (Amy) Brite of Decatur, and Ryan A. (Mendi) Brite of Peterson; a sister, Jan E. (Mike) Miller of Decatur; a sister-in-law, Diana L. (Doots) Brite of Decatur; and a grandson, Cole Ulrey.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Brite; a brother, Dan J. Brite; and a sister, Carla Leimgruber.
She worked as the assistant manager of the Dollar General store in Bluffton.
At Denise’s request, there will be no visitation or services.
Arrangements were by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.