Monday, March 7, 2011



ADDRESS: 553 N. 2nd Street, Apt .C, Medford, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:00 AM Sunday, March 6 at Golden Living Center, Rib Lake where he had resided for the past 3 weeks most recently under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 12 at United Methodist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Dr. Michael Adedokun

PLACE OF BURIAL: Interment of his cremated remains will take place at Flora Cemetery, Slabtown, WI at a later date

VISITATION AT: Medford United Methodist Church from 10 AM until time of memorial services at 11 AM on Saturday, March 12

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 15, 1939 at the Township of Westboro

EDUCATION: Cedar Lake, IN elementary schools and was a graduate of Crown Point, IN High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: January 4, 1973 at Lancaster, WI to Sharon R. Edgington & she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he served in the US Army for a period of time. After the service he moved to Cedar Lake, IN where he worked with his father’s tree trimming business. Then he moved to Stoughton, WI and later Lancaster, WI where he worked at John Deere Co. for 10 years. Then they moved to Medford in 1987 and he worked at Biewer Saw Mill in Prentice until retirement. He enjoyed fishing, gardening & dancing.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Sharon R. Bishop of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter-Teresa (Curtis) Cook of Antioch, Tennessee; 4 sons-Robert, Eric & Chad Bishop all of Medford; 1 step-son: Everett Strobrush of Madison, WI

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 7 & 1 step

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS:Sisters-Carol Cedarholm of Medford, Darlene (Pat) Preman of Suring,WI
Half-Brothers: Danny Domine of New Lisbon., WI, Wayne Domine of Medford; Half-Sister: Joy Hudak of Duluth, MN
Step-Sister: Shirley (Darrell) Sams of Crown Point, IN; Step-Brother: George (Sandy) Smallfield of Spring, TX
Sisters-in-law: Dolores Moneypenny of Black River Falls, WI & Phyllis (Karl) Leeser of Fennimore, WI
Brother-in-law: Everett (Joan) Edgington of Preston, WI

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother – Edward Bishop in infancy

SURVIVING MOTHER-IN-LAW: Myra Schauff of Lancaster, WI

DECEASED FATHER: Oren Edward Bishop DECEASED MOTHER: Frieda Margaret Neubauer

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial monies be given to the family to help with expenses
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