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Juliamae “Judy” Bishop

04/23/1921 - 09/18/2015

Juliamae “Judy” Bishop, 94, of Gilbert, AZ passed away peacefully on September 18, 2015 in Gilbert.  Judy was born April 23, 1921 in Adrian, MI to Harold and Rena Schneider.  She served as a nurse in the United States Navy Nurse Corp during World War II.

Judy married Isaac “Zeke” Bishop on October 18, 1947.  They lived in Brighton, South Lyon and Hastings, MI before retiring, and in Wyoming, MI and Mesa, AZ after.  Judy was preceded in death by Zeke in 1994, and she lived in Haslett, MI, Mesa, AZ and Gilbert, AZ after his passing.  She worked as a Registered Nurse for many years, with her most recent position being at Pennock Hospital in Hastings, MI.

Judy is survived by her five children Deborah (Stuart) Strait of Gilbert, AZ, Gregory (Suzanne) Bishop of Richland, MI, Rebecca (Eiko) Hekman of Kentwood, MI, Jeffrey (Katherine) Bishop of Roswell, NM and Bradley (Kathleen) Bishop of Chandler, AZ; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sister Beverly Musolf of Haslett, MI; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 12:45 p.m. on October 3, 2015 at Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing, MI, with her son, Pastor Gregory Bishop, officiating.  Arrangements were made by Bunker Family Funeral Home in Mesa, AZ and Riley Funeral Home in Lansing, MI.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice at Home of Arizona, 7254 E. Southern Ave., Suite 111, Mesa, AZ   85209.




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