Loren W. Bright

ORMSBY – A Celebration of Life service for Loren W. Bright, 80, of rural Ormsby, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church, St. James. Burial with full military honors by the St. James Honor Guard will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Odin.

Bright died Saturday, May 17, 2014, in rural Waseca, Minn. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Kramer Family Funeral Home in Trimont, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

Loren Willes Bright was born in rural St. James, Watonwan County, Minn., to Marvin Mork Sr. and Lena (Stam). He enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 8, 1953, serving until his honorable discharge on June 20, 1955.

Survivors include: his wife, Jeri Bright of Ormsby; his two daughters, Val Flaata and Tami Bright both of St. James; five grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brother, DeWayne Kjelshus of Hanska; sister, Lenore Carter of St. James; sister-in-law, Jeanette Jones of Dallas, Texas.