Rojean “Jean” A. Bishop 87, passed away peacefully on August 6th, 2021 at Matthew’s Assisted Living in Neenah.
She was born on December 29, 1933 in Black Creek, WI to Amanda Schabow and Herman Tank. Jean spent her childhood on the family farm in Black Creek, enjoying special relationships with her Aunt Alice and her grandfather Henry.
Jean married Robert “Bob” Bishop on November 25th, 1950. Jean enjoyed being a homemaker, a girl scout leader, and being a member of the neighborhood coffee klatch. She also enjoyed family camping trips and trips to the family cottage in Fence, WI. Bob and Jean purchased Bishop’s Hook and Hoof resort after Bob’s retirement. They spent many happy years in Minocqua and were members of The United Methodist Church of the Pines, Odd Couples, the Forest Riders Snowmobile Club and Jean was a member of the Lake Shishebogama Ladies of the Lake.
Bob and Jean were married for 67 years until Bob’s passing in 2017.
Jean is survived by her five children. Beverly (Mike) Marsh, James (Holly) Bishop, Barb (Brad) Alt, Bonnie (Steve) Malchow and Brenda (Chip) Leedom. Jean is also survived by 15 grandchildren. Michael, Robert, Daniel, Thomas, Hope, David, Amy, Becky, Christopher, Ryan, Craig, Kevin, Claire, Hannah and Carson along with 22 great-grandchildren.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Bob.
Funeral Services will be held on August 21st at Kessler Funeral Home in Neenah. Visitation will be from 9:30am to 11am, followed by a funeral service. Private burial will occur at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery in Neenah.
To view the service via livestream, please visit the Kessler Funeral Home & Cremation Service facebook page starting at 11 AM.
Jean’s family would like to thank the staff at Matthew’s of Neenah and Heartland Hospice for their dedication and service.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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