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Obituaries

Obituaries

Marguerite Harris Bishop 1918 - 2005 Lawrence

Private inurnment services for Marguerite Harris Bishop, 87, Lawrence, will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Bishop died Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.She was born April 17, 1918, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Fred Johnathan and Nellie Weidlein Harris. She graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, Mo., in 1935, Kansas City Junior College in 1937 and Kansas University in 1939.She worked for 37 years as a registered medical technologist and X-ray technician at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Hillcrest Medical Center and other doctors' offices in Lawrence.Mrs. Bishop was a leader in Girl Scouts for 35 years. She also was involved with Cub Scouts, 4-H, Ozark Wilderness Waterways Club, Northeast Kansas Beekeepers Club, Douglas County Genealogy Club, Jayhawk Audubon Society and Douglas County Rural Life. She was on the board of directors of the Kansas Recreation Workshop.She married Edward Kenneth Bishop on Aug. 2, 1941, in Kansas City, Kan. He died earlier.Survivors include two sons, James D. Bishop, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Ronald E. Bishop, Lawrence; a daughter, Jananne Bishop Hall, Veneta, Ore.; and two grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Hidden Valley Girl Scout Camp, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.