Jeannie Bright, 78

Jean Ann (Jeannie) Bright, age 78, of  Sturgis, passed away Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at her home. She was born in Hillsdale, MI on August 2, 1935, a daughter of Carl and Katherine (Mohoney) Kamhout. Jeannie graduated from Grand Haven High School in 1953. She worked at Sturgis Molded Products for many years and operated a day care for 14 years.

Jeannie loved horses, country music, game shows and especially her dogs. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother who cherished spending time with her grandkids. Her best times were spent cooking, joking and telling stories to her family.

Surviving are her daughters Tami (Jim) Miller of Macy, IN, Barb (Brad) Kinney of Constantine, MI, sons Kenny Rummler of Centreville, Shawn Moyer of Sturgis, brother Pat Kamhout of Illinois, and many grand children and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Carla Barrett and brother Chris Kamhout.

A gathering of family and friends will take place Saturday, August 24, from 11 am to 12 p.m. at Mottville Community Church, 10210 James St., Mottville, with a lunch to follow. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph County Animal Rescue. Arrangements were entrusted to Eley Funeral Home in Constantine. Online messages may be left for the family at

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