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Ternie Wright

April 21, 1948 — November 9, 2023

Broken Bow


Ternie Carroll (Caulfield) Wright age 75 of Broken Bow, passed away at Bergan Mercy Hospital of Omaha on November 9, 2023.

Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 10:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Broken Bow, with Rev. Becky Dobitsch officiating. Burial will follow at the Broken Bow Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church and Healing Hearts and Families.   A visitation will take place on Monday, November 13th from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm at Govier Brothers Mortuary, with family greeting friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Govier Brothers Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at

Ternie Wright was born on April 21, 1948, to James and Betty Caulfield in Valentine, Nebraska. Ternie graduated high school from Oconto, NE in 1966. On January 21, 1972, Ternie was united in marriage to Laron Wright. Ternie was the owner of Bow Agency and Bow Tax and Accounting in Broken Bow for 55 years. Ternie was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a past Board Member of Healing Hearts and Families. Ternie loved flowers, especially roses. She also enjoyed rodeo and horses.

Ternie was preceded in death by her husband Laron Wright, and parents James and Betty Caulfield.

Ternie is survived by her children: Tony (Stephanie) Wright of Merna, Tresa (Steve) Bass of Brewster, and Timothy (Heather) Wright of Broken Bow; grandchildren: Griffin and Gavin Wright, Ty and Cooper Bass, Owen and Colin Wright; brother Richard (Linda) Caulfield; special friends: Gary and Deb Crawford and family, and Catharine Nelson; nieces and nephews.

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