Photos | Classifieds | Stewartville Area Community Links | Area Churches | Life | Legal Notices
Think Stewartville | Stewartville, MN and surrounding area

home : obituaries : obituaries
February 17, 2018

1/31/2018 8:54:00 AM
Celebration of Life for Loren Bushman Feb. 3 at Zion

The Celebration of Life for Loren B. Bushman, 73, of Rochester, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville, with Rev. David Breederland of Faith Community Church in West Concord officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Stewartville.
Mr. Bushman died on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, following a short illness with cancer, at Cedar Hills Home in Rochester where he had been a resident for the past four years.
Loren Bernard Bushman was born on March 11, 1944 in Stewartville to Bernard and Inga (Lecy) Bushman. Loren was born with physical and mental disabilities and lived with his family in rural Stewartville and Chatfield until the age of 14. He lived in various institutions during his younger years including Lake Park/Wild Rice Children's Home in Fergus Falls, Faribault Regional Treatment Center, Rochester Social Adaption Center and Olmsted ARC Homes. He moved into his first Bear Creek Home in Rochester in August of 1982. He was a longtime employee of Ability Building Center in Rochester where he was involved in its in-house manufacturing and also worked for various businesses in Rochester with ABC's placement program. He was a past member of Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville as a young boy and had recently attended services at Faith Community Church in West Concord. Loren enjoyed music, puzzles, bowling and played baseball at the different homes where he lived. He had learned weaving in recent years at Cedar Hills Home and weaved rugs and clothes. He loved time spent with his brothers and family.
The Bushman family would like to thank everyone at Bear Creek Services for their loving care of Loren.
He is survived by his brothers, Robert (Evelyn) of Kenyon, and his twin brother, Lawrence (Wilma) of Utica, and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Carl Bushman and stepmother, Dorothy Siems Bushman.
A time of visitation for family and friends will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday morning.
The Bushman family suggests memorials to Bear Creek Services in Rochester.
Arrangements are with Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville. www.griffin-gray.com






Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments. You may remain anonymous. Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

Engagement Announcement Form

Submit Sports Results

Submit Article/Photo

Delays and Closings

Mortgage Rates

Gas Prices

Daily Comics

Flight Tracking

Find more about Weather in Stewartville, MN
Click for weather forecast


Life
Galaxy Publications LLC - Publishers of the Stewartville STAR and SATELLITE 101 4th Street NE #2, PO Box 35 • Stewartville, MN 55976 • Phone (507) 533-4271 email: starnews@stewiestar.com
Software © 1998-2018 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved