Richard E. "Rick" Bayne, 63, Bridgeport

Richard E. "Rick" Bayne, 63, of Bridgeport, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2013 at All Souls Catholic Church in Bridgeport with Fr. Dave Rykwalder as Celebrant. A time of prayer and sharing will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013 at the church. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to, "The Rick Bayne Memorial Scholarship Fund" at Farmers State Bank of Bridgeport. Guests are encouraged to dress in their favorite Husker apparel in honor and celebration of Rick's life, to the services on Monday. Online condolences may be made by visiting

Richard E. Bayne, the son of Leonard and Vera (Hogan) Bayne, was born on July 7, 1950 at Dalton. He was raised in Dalton, and graduated from Dalton High School in 1967. On December 16, 1988 he was united in marriage to Judy Rasgorshek in Bridgeport. Most of his time was spent farming and raising cattle. The past thirteen years he owned and operated Oregon Trail Wagon Train south of Bayard.

Rick was an avid Husker Football fan and attended many games. He had eight grandchildren and enjoyed spending every free moment he had assuring them of his love and support.

He is survived by Judy (wife); stepsons: Shawn (Kelley) Mohrman of Aurora, CO; Brad (Ranea) Mohrman and Ryan Mohrman of Bayard, NE; and daughter Stephanie of Dalton. Grandchildren include: Allie (Steve) of Casper, WY, and great granddaughter Reese; Samantha of Greeley, CO; Alex of Kearney, NE; Brittany, Bethany, Cassandra, Kaitlin, and Brooklyn all of Bayard, NE. Brother-in-law, David Wieser and sister-in-law, Judy Zaba, as well as visiting families, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Rick was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Vera; sisters, Beverly Wieser and Carol Hazlitt; brothers, Ray and Dean Bayne; and brother in law, Rich Hazlitt.

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