Dorothy Marie Bishop 1931 - 2009 Oskaloosa
Memorial services for Dorothy Marie “Dottie” Bishop, 78, rural Oskaloosa, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Cremation is planned. Private family inurnment will be at a later date.
Mrs. Bishop died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka.
She was born March 27, 1931, in Rock Creek, the daughter of Gustav and Frances Brosa Schuppert.
She graduated from Topeka High School in 1948. She retired in 1998 from the Northeast Kansas Educational Organization, where she served as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the Fairview Township Auxiliary and the Fairview Seniors Breakfast Club.
She married James A. “Jim” Bishop Jr. on Aug. 6, 1949, in Topeka. He died June 14, 1997.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Augusta “Gussie” Ferrell.
Survivors include a son, Bruce Bishop, Oskaloosa; two daughters, Kris Exparza, French Gulch, Calif., and Reneé Bishop, Oskaloosa; three grandchildren, Dustin Knight and Ryan and Tracie Bishop; and a great-grandchild, Devin Knight.
The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com.