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Frank R. Bishop

July 6, 1923 — November 13, 2022

Monee

Frank R. Bishop

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     Frank R. Bishop, age 99, of Monee, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at Beecher Nursing and Rehab Center in Beecher. 

     He was born on July 6, 1923, in Hazel Crest, IL, the son of John Cordeau and Ida Mary (Hatwig) Bishop.  Frank married Gloria Buchmeier on February 9, 1946, in Chicago.  They had two sons and enjoyed many fishing trips to Wisconsin and Arkansas.  They attended St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Monee and were devoted grandparents and great-grandparents.  Gloria preceded him in death on October 24, 1998.  He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Monee and was a World War II Army Veteran.  He was a retired railroad employee working as a locomotive mechanic and carpenter.  Frank enjoyed making woodcrafts and was very mechanically inclined.  He was an avid fisherman. 

     He is survived by his son, Larry (Nannette) Bishop of Matteson, his son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Diane Bishop of Park Forest; his granddaughter, Jennifer (Ricky) Ovadenko; and his great-grandchildren, Sean Daugherty, Vivienne Frazier, and Ricky Ovadenko, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gloria (Buchmeier) Bishop; his grandson, Benjamin Bishop on August 12, 2002; his brother, John Bishop; and his sisters, Florence Olson, Alice Pacian, and Ruth Fitzpatrick.

     Visitation will be held at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Saturday, November 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Funeral services and military honors will be held at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Saturday, November 26 at 12:00 p.m., Rev. Eric Quinney-Burnard officiating.  Private burial will be at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Monee.  Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family. 

Share a memory at www.feddehelfrichcrossfh.com

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, November 26, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home

112 W. Main St, PO Box 1048, Peotone, IL 60468

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Central time)

Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home

112 W. Main St, PO Box 1048, Peotone, IL 60468

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