Larry G. Bemis, 61, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at his home.
Larry was born July 7, 1947, in Antigo, Wis., the son of Gordon and Betty (Reynolds) Bemis. He married Rita J. Madole April 14, 1973, in Schoolfield, Wis.; she survives of the home.
Larry was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving from January 9, 1968 to August 12, 1970. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the Vietnam Veterans Association.
In addition to his wife, survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Dan Bemis and his wife, Elonna, of Lawson; his mother, Betty Bemis of Weston, Wis.; one sister and brother-in-law, Sue Richardson and her husband, Roger, of Reedsburg, Wis.; his grandmother, Ella Wassman of Weston, Wis.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
His father and one brother, Lee Bemis, preceded Larry in death.
Cremation. In accordance with the family’s wishes, the services are private.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs, www.polleyfuneralhome.com.