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 www.rennerfh.com.
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.