Bridget Ragsdell, 52 of Loup City, NE died Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at her home at Sherman Reservoir, Loup City. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the United Methodist Church in Loup City with Reverend Lori Stevens officiating. Interment of the ashes will be held at Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha, NE. Memorials are suggested to the Ragsdell family or donor’s choice.
Bridget Ragsdell was born February 17, 1967 at Ipswich, England to Paul Brunning and Sonja Lummis Brunning. She grew up and attended school in Ipswich and graduated from West Bourne High School in Ipswich in 1983. Bridget worked at St. Clements Hospital in Ipswich as a nursing aide. She married Gary “Trent” Ragsdell on July 27, 1987 at Abilene, TX. Trent was a member of the United States Airforce and Bridget traveled with Trent throughout the United States and England wherever the Airforce took him. She was the best military wife that a man could ever have raising their two boys, Craig and Nathan. She loved pursuing her “bucket list” vacations with Trent. She was a “mother” to all children she met and cared for. She had a love for gardening and fairy gardening. Her two dogs, Mollie and Basil were the love of her life. Bridget loved her family, especially her mother. Bridget enjoyed hanging out with friends and family at the local bar “TD’s”.
Bridget is survived by her husband, Gary, “Trent” Ragsdell of Loup City, NE; sons, Craig, US Navy, Hawaii; Nathan wife, Susie Rand of Gretna, NE; brother, Floyd (Julie) Brunning of Omaha, NE; sister, Tonya (Gregg) Johnsen of Omaha, NE; brother, Mark Brunning of Ipswich, England; mother, Sonja Kloster of Loup City, NE and several nieces and nephews. Bridget was preceded in death by her father, Paul Brunning.
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