Douglas Lorson, 55, died Jan. 3 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. Born April 9, 1958, at Abilene, he was the son of James Francis and Inez Esther (Strutt) Lorson. A Great Bend resident since 1983, coming from Hays, he was a sous chef for Five Oaks Club and various restaurants.
Survivors include one brother, Duke Lorson of Great Bend; two sisters, Pam Coleman of Great Bend, and Virginia McCartney and her husband Allen of Claflin; two nieces, Jill Sampson and Brooke Coleman; and one nephew, Grant Coleman.
A vigil service with rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bryant Funeral Home. A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Great Bend with Father Don Bedore officiating. There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place. Memorials are suggested to SDSI Foundation, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 5, 2014