Vincent Bemowski

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Vincent Bemowski, 82, of Swansea, IL, born February 5, 1940, in Chicago, IL, died Saturday, August 6, 2022, at his residence.

Vince led an extraordinary life. He wrote a book, was a photographer and was dedicated to caring for his first wife Loretta until her death. He truly loved the Lord, and throughout his life talked about and shared his faith in many ways. May he now rest in peace eternally with our Lord, whom he was so devoted to, and truly loved during his earthly life.

Vince served in the United States Army and is a veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the 127th Infantry. Later in life he was employed as a Cost Estimator with American Can, in Menasha, Wisconsin. He also served as an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent J. and Leona, nee Stanislawski, Bemowski; his first wife Loretta A., nee Eslinger, Bemowski; a son, Mark Bemowski; a daughter, Lucy Bemowski; two sisters, Cindy Graham, and Joycelyn Seyfert.

He is Survived by his wife of 11 years, Judith R. Bemowski; a daughter, Ann (Mike) Bosma; a daughter-in-law Terri Bemowski; three step-children, Stephen M. (Linda) Hickey, Thomas M. Hickey, and Joseph C. Hickey; nine grandchildren, Emily and Joshua Bemowski, Jordan, Luke, and Grace Bosma, and Miranda, Madelyn, Malaina, and Charles Hickey; a brother, James (Debbie) Bemowski; a sister, Gail (Richard) Warnke; brothers-in-law, Douglas (Kathy) Phillips, and Larry (Cindy) Phillips; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Kehrer; and dear nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, August 11, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 11, 2022, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, 1910 W. Belle St., Belleville, IL, 62226.

Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery.




3 Comments on Vincent Bemowski

Ann Kloiber said : Guest Report Aug 09, 2022 at 5:27 PM

Ann and Family - we are so sorry for your loss! Prayers and condolences to all.

  • Menasha
  • WI
Diane Knecht said : Guest Report Aug 07, 2022 at 3:32 PM

Ann, I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. My condolences also to Judith and the entire family.

  • West Allis
  • WI
Kelly Burton said : Guest Report Aug 07, 2022 at 1:12 AM

Vince was and always will be a remarkable loving , kind and considerate man… He will be missed by very very many until we meet in heaven my friend I’ll miss you

  • Swansea

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