Antoinette Nina Bemis was born on November 19, 1923 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She married Jerry Kenneth Bemis in 1946, and they purchased their Torrance home in 1954. She worked for McDonnell Douglas for 30 years, retiring in 1987. Nina and Jerry remained married until his death in 1999. Nina passed on September 4th. She is survived by: three sons, Jerry, Jr., Gary, and Terry; seven grandchildren, Jason, Jennifer, Summer, Brian, Colin, Britney, and Michelle; and two great grandchildren, Anthony and Audra. She loved cooking and had an apple pie baked for every family occasion. Her memorial service will be held on Friday, September 12, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503. A reception will follow in Rice's Lighthouse Reception Room from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

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