A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
Our Valued Staff
We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. Our compassionate and caring team work hard each and every day to make sure that the members of our community and beyond are taken care of during such a difficult time. For advice on what to do when a loved one is dying, making funeral arrangements, pre-arranging your own funeral, or anything else, please feel free to contact us, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We promise to work with you and your family in your time of need to create the perfect memorial service for your loved one. We will be here for you today, as well as tomorrow.
|Valued Staff Members |
|Cody Bridgman, Owner/Funeral Director|
Cody was raised on a ranch in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills. He attended college in Goodwell, OK on a rodeo scholarship where he received his Bachelors Degree in Ag Business and Animal Science in 1997. He later received his Bachelors Degree in Mortuary Science from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK and acquired his Nebraska State Funeral Directors License in 2004.
Cody and his wife Sharon live just outside of Bayard with their son Ty and daughter Oakley. He is a member of Sacred Heart Cathollc Church in Bayard, Scottsbluff Elks Lodge, and Ducks Unlimited.
|Patrick Tom Parks, Funeral Director|
Patrick (Tom) Parks was born, raised and educated in Scottsbluff. He is a graduate of Western Nebraska Community College and the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. He earned his Nebraska Funeral Directors License in 1976.
He and his wife Michele have two grown children, who both reside in Omaha, Nebraska. He serves on the Board of Directors of Regional West Medical Center Foundation and Regional West Hospice.
|Stefanie Gonzalez, Funeral Director|
Stefanie grew up on her family’s farm in north-central Kansas. Her interest in the funeral profession began when she was just an eighth grader. Job shadowing further sparked a passion to become a mortician. She attended the University of Nebraska at Kearney for two years in pursuit of her goal. After receiving a full-ride scholarship from the Nebraska Funeral Directors Association, Stefanie transferred to Kansas City Kansas Community College. There she earned her Associate’s Degree in Mortuary Science. She became a licensed funeral director and embalmer for the state of Nebraska in 2010.
Stefanie resides in Gering with her husband, Oscar, and their children: Maryah, Oscar Jr., Diego, Tucker and Chantilly.
|Jim Cantrell, Funeral Director|
|Rick Reisig, Apprentice Funeral Director|
|Jane Miller, Administrative Assistant Bridgman Funeral Home, Scottsbluff|
Jane has worked at Jolliffe Funeral Home for 12 years. She previously owned the Koala Club in Minatare.
Jane has two children; son Aaron and wife Laurie Black of Florida and daughter Mika Miller of California.
|Jan Thompson, Administrative Assistant Jones Mortuary, Mitchell |
|Sharon Myers, Administrative Assistant Bridgman Funeral Home, Bridgeport|
|Sheron Dinnel, Advanced Planning Specialist|
|Lynda Scott, Advanced Planning and After Care Specialist|
|Mary Pack, Advanced Planning Specialist|
|Steve Kautz, Funeral Support Staff|
|Ron Solomon, Funeral Support Staff|