Helen L., nee Gegel, Wright, 76, of Belleville, IL, born September 20, 1939 in Marissa, IL, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2015 at her residence. She had been a school bus driver for area schools for the past 22 years. She had also attended First Baptist Church in Marissa, IL
Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her parents; Arthur H. and Edna C., nee Marler, Gegel, her husband; Clifford William Wright, her son; Chris Lee Wright, 1 brother Arthur “Fred” Gegel, a niece; Laura Ann Gegel and her sister-in-law; Nancy Gegel.
Helen is survived by her brother; Brian and Barbara, nee Trappe, Gegel, nephews; Brian T. Gegel, Colin Gegel, Dana Gegel and Arthur Tyrone “Ty” Gegel, and nieces; Nicole Brauer, Teressa Tveit and Jennifer Newgent.
Memorials: May be made to the Salvation Army.
Visitation: No visitation times are scheduled.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Marissa TWP. Cemetery in Marissa, IL