A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Thomas Lindner officiating. Burial will be at Guardian Angel Catholic Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. Friday until the Mass.
Memorials may be made to Whispering Pines or Heartland Hospice in Stevens Point.
Shuda Funeral Service & Crematory in Stevens Point and Plover assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Bemowski was born June 21, 1918, in the town of Eau Pleine in Portage County, a daughter of the late Frank and Katherine (Kropidlowski) Buza. She attended area schools.
She was married to John Bemowski Aug. 29, 1936, at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher. He died April 24, 1967.
She was employed at the Whiting Hotel and the Worth Company. In 1945 she and her husband started the Hilltop Tavern business which she operated for 39 years.
She was an active volunteer at Lincoln Center and at the Holly Shoppe. She served for many years as a volunteer with the Stevens Point Area Chamber of Commerce. She was also an active patron of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point theatre.
She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Stevens Point and a member of the St. Peter’s Rosary Society since 1946.
Survivors include one son, Richard (Melaine), Wisconsin Rapids; two daughters, Carol (Bob) Ryskoski, Sheboygan, and Sister Janice Bemowski, Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Theresa (Joe) Montgomery, Stevens Point, and Leona Staudt, Sussex; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Eleanor Mitcheltree, Marie Konkol and Helen Patoka; and one brother, Florian Buza.