Edward "Ed" W Donnelly

October 17, 1932August 5, 2018

Edward W. “Ed” Donnelly, 85, of Bridgeport, passed away August 5, 2018 at Skyview At Bridgeport. His memorial Service will be at 11 AM on Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Bridgeport Church of Christ with Pastor Jonathan Seng officiating. Military honors will be by the F. E. Warren Air Force Base Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to the church. Online condolences may be left at Ed was born October 17, 1932 at Bayard, Nebraska to Paul and Opal Donnelly. His mother died when Ed was very young and he lived with his father and brother Wilfred on Goodstreak. He graduated from Bridgeport High School where he played football. Ed served in the United States Air Force until his honorable discharge. He returned to the area and worked for Guy Metz before farming on his own. He was a hired contractor on a mail route in the Angora area for a number of years. Ed married Vivian Douglass on June 1, 1992 at Torrington, Wyoming. The couple made their home on the farm at Angora before moving into Bridgeport. Ed continued to live in Bridgeport after Vivian’s death in 2014 and moved to Skyview at Bridgeport in 2017. Ed was a member of the Church of Christ in Bridgeport and the Angora Hilltoppers. He enjoyed watching western movies, old TV westerns, and football. Ed is survived by his brother Dale Donnelly of Texas; grandchildren: Ian, Brandon, Dustin, Tyler, Mark, Nicole, Nathan, Matthew, Lindsay, Kaliah, Hannah, Jordyn, Jacob, Cody, and Ryan; several great-grandchildren; step-children: Jim and Brenda, Rob, Kristy, and Tim and Jodi; brother-in-law Dave Rose; sisters-in-law Mary (Claude) Ryan and Evelyn Rose; and a host of friends and neighbors. Ed was preceded in death by his parents, wife Vivian, brother Wilfred Donnelly, and step-sons Ron and Bill.


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  • Memorial Service Friday, August 10, 2018

Edward "Ed" W Donnelly

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Kevin Hirsch

August 10, 2018

From our family to your family may we extend our most sincere condolences. Ed and Vivian were a rock many years ago to Bill and myself. May your spirit join the spirit of the others in heaven. I’m sure all will be welcoming. Rest In Peace my friend ........Ed.

Michelle Douglass

August 9, 2018

Ed was always very sweet and very kind. Rest in peace Ed.

Conrad Massey

August 9, 2018

So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My brother & I stopped to see him last fall and had a good visit. Sympathy extended to the family.