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Frank V.  Bishop
  • Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
    222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
  • Talons Out Honor Fligth
    P.O. Box 280
    Portage, MI 49024

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“Sending sincere sympathy and prayers to you and your family. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Dan, Yolanda, and Nanette W - MI

“We remember how Frank would calm our two baby daughters at ball games I (Sharon)played on the Cooper Baptist softball team along with Wanda. So many...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Tom & Sharon Sunlin - Gobles, MI

“It has been many years since I saw my cousin Frank, but when I did see him it was always a delight. He was truly a lovely person. - Dick Bishop ”
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“Dawn, may your memories of your father give you solice and joy. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Stephanie Anselmo-Jonas - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to you and the entire Bishop family.Wanda and Dawn,Sending strength and love of precious memories of times past. Sending healing...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Tab Miner - Galesburg, MI

“I praise the Lord for Frank and Wanda's friendship over the years. As my Mother and Father's best friends I spent a lot of time at their home. ...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Warner - Plainwell, MI

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Frank Virgil Bishop, age 91, passed away at his son's family home in Paw Paw. He was born in Allegan and lived in this area all of his life, except for when he served his country during WWII in Germany and France. He fought a long battle with Cancer.

Frank married Wanda Marie Turcott on May 12, 1956 and they had 4 children together, Dawn Bishop of Nebraska, Daniel (Diane) Bishop of Paw Paw, MI, Joni (Rich) Brebner of Zion, IL, and Russell (Laurie) Bishop of Plainwell, MI. He is survived by 4 grandchildren, Kelly (Rob) TenBusschen, Jesse Brebner, Donovan Bishop, and Allyson Bishop; 2 great-grandsons of Colorado and his little princess, Quinn TenBuschen, who made his eyes light up. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Virginia Llewellyn and brother William Bishop.

Surviving his loving wife of 61 years and his children, 4 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Also surviving are 2 sisters, Julia Blait and Patricia Gettys and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation and memorial service will be held 1:00pm Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the residence, 34905 M-40 in Paw Paw. Memorial donations may be made to Talons Out Honor Flight, P.O. Box 280, Portage, MI 49024 or to Hospice of SW Michigan. The family would like to thank the hospice nurses, Ann, Charlotte, Larry and Denise for their care and compassion, and also the SW Michigan Hospice Chaplain, Deb. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed at