Connie J. Bridger

Connie J. Bridger


Connie J. Bridger, 66, of Swedesburg, formerly of Ottumwa, died October 26, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.


The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 p.m., November 4, 2017 at Elliott Chapel, New London.   According to her wishes, cremation will follow the visitation. A memorial has been established to help with expenses.


She was born June 30, 1951 in Ottumwa, the daughter of Robert and Vivian Doud Flack. In 1971, she married Tom Randall; they divorced; then John Bridger in 1980; they divorced.


She was a graduate of Ottumwa High School; received her nursing degree from Southeastern Community College; and took art classes in San Diego. She was a nurse at Jefferson County Hospital, Fairfield; Henry County Health Center, and retired from nursing in Bullhead City, Ariz. She enjoyed painting, drawing, music, animals, reading, and fell asleep listening to the radio show "Coast to Coast". She played guitar and sang to her grandbabies.


Survivors include sons: Jeremy (Brenda) Randall and Joshua Bridger, both of Swedesburg; sisters: Ginger Juhl of Mt. Pleasant and Linda (Michael) Wheaton of Ottumwa; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Stan Flack.

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