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Robert 'Bob' Selleck Bemis
Robert ‘Bob’ Selleck Bemis, 63, of Grand Island, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, with his family by his side.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in All Faiths Funeral Home Chapel. Chaplain Dorothy
Molczyk will officiate. To honor Bob’s wishes, cremation has taken place.
There will be a gathering of family and friends an hour prior to service time.
Bob was born November 1, 1948 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Robert and Florence Barbara (Selleck) Bemis.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Lori Bemis; daughters and son-in-law, Stacy Evans of Grand Island and Niki and Andy Kyhn of Omaha; and three grandchildren, Austin, Michaela and Avery.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Bob grew up in Omaha, graduating from Westside High School, Class of 1967. In 1971, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
He was united in marriage to Lori Branson on September 10, 1982 in Omaha.
Bob was in liquor sales for over 20 years; in Omaha and after the family relocated to Grand Island in 1983. He was employed by Finocchiaro Wine Company and United Distributors. He later worked for Yellow Book USA until retiring due to health issues.
Bob loved being a salesman and the traveling involved. His enjoyments included golfing and fishing. An avid Nebraska football fan, he was a season ticket holder. Over the years, Bob had many dogs whom he loved dearly. They were waiting to escort him home.
Memorials are suggested to the family.