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Laurie Rudnick

November 21, 1967 — June 16, 2022

Laurie A. Rudnick, age 54, of Sargent, NE died Thursday, June 16, 2022, at her home in Sargent, NE.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Taylor Events Center in Taylor, NE with Reverend Don Schauda officiating.  Inurnment will be in the Taylor Cemetery.  Memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to her sons for expenses. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at  

Laurie Ann Wilson was born on November 21, 1967, to Alta (Wilson) and Clark Wilson. In 1972 her mother married Merl “Buzz” Kettleborough. The family lived in Taylor, NE where she was raised with her five brothers and one sister. Laurie was a 1986 graduate of Loup County Public Schools. In April of 1987 Laurie married Patrick Rudnick and together they had three sons. Heath, Riley & Jerod. After a tragic accident that took her younger brother Randy, Laurie was given full custody of her nephew Cody Wilson. During the years of raising the boys Laurie enjoyed crocheting and keeping a neat home and tidy outdoor space. She loved to listen to country music, converse with family and collect dream catchers, horses, and Indian decor. In the recent years prior to her passing Laurie took great pride in being her father (Buzz) full time caretaker. Laurie will be remembered for her kind and quiet disposition. 

Laurie is survived by her sons Heath (Shauna) Rudnick of Ainsworth, Riley and significant other Brooke of Ainsworth, Jerod (Jamie) Rudnick of Elkorn, Cody Wilson of Sargent, father Merl “Buzz” Kettleborough, of Sargent,  four grandchildren Braylin, Robert, Braeyden, and Rylen, siblings Robbie (Cindy) Wilson of Kearney, Daisey Jackson, John (Brenda) Kettleborough of Sargent,  Tim (Julie) Kettleborough of Hastings,  and Casey Kettleborough of Yankton, S.D.   Laurie was preceded in death by her mother Alta and brother Randy.

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