Edwin Stin Bishop Sr.

Death:Friday, June 15, 2012
Ogle Co, Illinois

OREGON - Edwin Stin Bishop, Sr., 79, lifelong Oregon area resident, passed away with his dear ones at his side Tuesday May 15, 2012 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. Born July 18, 1932 in Oregon, the son of Stinson and Lucile (Butterfield) Bishop. He was a 1951 graduate of Stillman Valley High School. Ed farmed in Paynes Point until 1963, then was self-employed until 1973 when he began working as a mechanic at A&B Freight in Rockford, retiring in 1995 after 22 years. Married to Lois Larsen Richardson January 9, 1988. He faithfully attended New Life Assembly of God Church in Oregon. Ed's favorite day was Tuesday - Chana Sale Day. He went with his dad as a small child, and later whenever he could get a chance. He can now join his favorite auctioneer in Heaven. Survived by his wife, Lois of Oregon; children: Catherine (Milton) Fager of Forreston, Karen (Robert) Palmer of Chana, Angela "Angie" White of Oregon, Daniel (Rhonda) Bishop of Leaf River, Edwin S. (Janice) Bishop, Jr. of Oregon, and Christopher (Angel) Bishop of Chana; 10 step-children;13 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, daughter Cynthia Jellies, first wife Lavana (Alderks) Bishop, and sisters Mary Ellen Willett and Louise Libra. Funeral service will be held at 10:30am Monday May 21 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon with Pastor David Demmer of New Life Assembly of God Church officiating. Burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Paynes Point. Visitation Sunday 3:00-5:00pm in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Assembly of God Church or Serenity Hospice & Home.

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