Karen (Ridge) Brunso


Karen Nell (Smith) Ridge Brunso, 78, passed away on Jan. 30, 2019, at Signature Health Care in Terre Haute.
She was born in Sullivan County on Nov. 28, 1940, to Cecil Smith and Margaret (Magill) Smith. She was a 1958 graduate of Sullivan High School. She had attended Crossroads Community Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Ann Smith; and her husband, John Brunso.
Survivors include her sons, Tom (Susan) Ridge and Danny (Lisa) Ridge; daughter, Lisa (Grant) Bryant; her first husband, Gary Ridge; and a sister, Sara Wright. She was the proud grandmother of Dave (Kelly) Ridge, Scott Ridge (Kaylee Lankhaar), Jed (Brittnee) Smith, Justin (Jackie) Ridge and Jake (Jaleigh) Smith. She was the proud great-grandmother of Grace Ridge, Emma Ridge, Aubrey Ridge, Jaklee Smith, Jax Smith, Caroline Conroy and Milo Smith; and had several other family and friends.
A celebration of life will be at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Crossroads Community Church, with Pastor Dave Lisman officiating. The family suggests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Father's Arms. Holmes Memorial Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
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Published on February 5, 2019
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