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Rachel Evelyn Bemis, 98, of Coalmont, passed away at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born June 2, 1919, in Coalmont, to Floyd Emery Bemis and Rachel Rebecca (Burger) Bemis.
Survivors include her sisters-in-law, Dorothy Bemis of Linton and Norma Bemis of Coalmont; nieces and nephews, Nancy Kristler (Dennis), David Bemis (Kim), Linda Bemis, Larry Bemis (Diane), Dale Bemis (Toni)), Debbie Speyboeck, Becky Gosa, LaDonna Gay (Dick), Patricia Rehmel, Bob Rehmel, Betty McCartney (Keith), Roy Rehmel, Marie Anne Rehmel and Mike Davis; several great-great-great, and great-great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, infant Cora Bell Bemis, Ruby Bemis, Mary Bemis and Anna Letitia Rehmel; brothers, Alvie Bemis and John Bemis; brother and sister-in-law, Emery and Lora Bemis; brother-in-law, Raymond Rehmel; nephew, Edward Rehmel; niece, Maxine Davis; and niece-in-law, Karen Rehmel.
Rachel attended the Coalmont School. She retired from G.E. in Linton and also attended the Shiloh Assembly of God Church. Rachel loved her family and enjoyed reading her Bible, church, and gardening.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian St., Jasonville. Visitation is scheduled from 3 until 8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at the funeral home with Pastor Frank Pawlak officiating. Interment will be at K of P Cemetery in Hymera.
Published on December 7, 2017
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