Loren Stark

Loren Delmar Stark was the son of Milton and Karen (Kruse) Stark born September 20, 1941 in Gibbon. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon. Loren attended and graduated from Gibbon High School. He lived in Gibbon and farmed for a few years after his father passed. He drove truck most of his life. He moved to Florida in 1991 where he later retired and later moved back to St. James in 2015.


Loren enjoyed playing and watching golf. He also liked bowling and shooting pool. He was proud to be a member of the 300 club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing especially in the Minnesota River Valley. In Florida, he was a member of the Moose Lodge.


Loren Stark passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.


Loren is survived by his children; James (Linda) Stark of New Auburn, Daniel (Ann) Stark of Gibbon, Amy (Scott) Sanders of St. James, Debbie (Dave) McGuire and family of St. James, Pamela (Dave) Forsberg and family of St. James, grandchildren; Dustin (Levi) Schimmelpfennig (Stark), Jimmy (Hannah) Stark, Miranda (Matthew) Murphey, Jacob Ziemer, Brianna Sanders, Brittany Sanders, Willie Sanders, Ethan Stark, great-grandchildren; Shay Stark, Naomi Murphey, Connor Murphey, a sister Marlys (Stark) Taralseth of Baudette, brother-in-law Roy Engelby and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Milton and Karen (Carrie Kruse) Stark, brother Neil and wife Madeline Stark, sister Karen (Stark) Engelby, and brother-in-law Daryl Taralseth.