November 15, 1920 - March 31, 2017


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Mayhew Lake for Louis G. Bemboom, 96 of Sauk Rapids who passed away on Friday at Country Manor Health Care Center. Rev. Thomas Becker will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3, 2017 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday morning. Parish prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Monday.

Louis G. Bemboom was born on November 15, 1920 in Sauk Rapids to Henry and Sophia (Walz) Bemboom. He was united in marriage to Marie Grundhoefer on June 22, 1943 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Buckman and the couple resided in Sauk Rapids. Louis worked as a farmer and was also a truck driver for Jack Frost. He was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church in Mayhew Lake and volunteered as an usher. Louis enjoyed traveling, attending auctions and garage sales and trips to the casino. He also loved playing 500, Rummy and bingo. His family was very important to him and he loved spending time together, especially with his grandchildren. Louis always knew what was happening in the neighborhood and was the neighborhood “watch dog” on his golf cart.

Survivors include his sons and daughters, David (Lorraine) of Waite Park, Louis Jr. (Mary Jane) of Lindsey, CA, Kathy Gummert of Sauk Rapids, John (Barb) of Sauk Rapids, Mary Ann (Wayne) Schomer of Rice, Suzanne (Rory) Thompson of Rice, Patricia (Mike) Schultz of St. Stephen, Stephen (Jean) of Foley and Randy (Kristi) of Foreston; daughter-in-law, Jo Bemboom; sister, Alvina Grundhoefer of St. Cloud; sister-in-law, Hildegard Grundhoefer of St. Cloud; 38 grandchildren; 76 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Marie on February 23, 1998; brother, Leo; two infant great grandsons; and son-in-law Gary Gummert.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Country Manor Health Care Center-Rapid Recovery 2nd Floor, St. Croix Hospice and Nita Zwilling for the wonderful care that was given to Louis.