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Mary Lou Bemis

Mary Lou Bemis

Mary Lou Bemis, 85, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Mary Lou was born November 6, 1932 in Two Harbors, MN to the late Guy and Theresa (Pearson) McLaughlin. She had worked as a telephone operator and also in the personnel department of Sears Department store. She was a member of Glory Road Baptist Church and had played the organ for several area churches.

Surviving Mary Lou are three sons, Guy Bemis, Larry (Cathy) Bemis and Bruce (Ruba) Bemis; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Bemis in 2005 and by a son, Donald "Skip" Bemis in 2012.

Funeral services for Mary Lou will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Glory Road Baptist Church, Rev. Delbert Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 A.M. until service time on Friday at Glory Road Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Glory Road Baptist Church, 2229 W. Indiana Street, Evansville, IN 47712.

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