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Mark Allen Bemis

February 25, 1959 ~ November 27, 2017 (age 58)

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Memorial Gathering
November 30, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whiteland Chapel
729 N. U.S. Hwy 31
Whiteland, IN 46184

Mark Allen Bemis Sr., 58, of Greenwood, Indiana, passed away, Monday, November 27, 2017 at his home.

A celebration of life visitation will be held from 6pm to 8pm, Thursday, November 30 at Jessen Funeral Home, 729 US 31, Whiteland, IN 46184. Memorials may be made to the Riley Children’s Foundation.

Mark was born February 25, 1959 in Beech Grove, IN to Ralph and Norma (Woodruff) Bemis. He graduated from Center Grove High School in 1977.  On September 11, 1976 he married his high school sweetheart Deborah Resener. Mark was employed for 40+ years as a machinist.

He spent most of spare time watching sport events including Colts, NASCAR, Pacers and IU basketball. He also enjoyed shooting guns, fishing, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Mark is survived by his son, Mark Bemis Jr.(Sarah) of Greenwood, IN and daughter Andrea Lockhart (Steven) of Shelbyville, IN and 6 grandchildren: Lauren, Isaac, Ryan, Brooklyn, Olivia and Mason. He is also survived by sister Marilyn Saunders of Greenwood and friend Sharon Allen of Whiteland. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Norma, and his wife Deborah Bemis in 2002.