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Wanda M Bishop

March 1, 1935 — November 11, 2023

Wanda Marie Bishop

March 1, 1935 – Nov. 11, 2023

Wanda Marie Bishop was born March 1, 1935, in Kalamazoo and passed away Nov. 11, 2023.  She was united in marriage to Frank V. Bishop on May 12, 1956, and remained married and best friends for the next 61 years until Frank’s passing in 2017.

Together they raised four children, and is survived by Dawn Bishop, Daniel (Diane) Bishop, Joni (Rich) Brebner, and Russell (Laurie) Bishop.  Celebrating life with grandchildren, Jesse Brebner, Donovan (Amanda) Bishop, Allyson Bishop, Kelly (Rob) TenBusschen; great-grandchildren, Quinn and Ruby TenBusschen; extended family in Colorado; and many beloved nieces and nephews.   Also surviving is a brother, Richard.  She was preceded in death by a brother, John, and a son, Van Turcott.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Centrica Care Rose Arbor Place, 5473 Croyden Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49009.  A memorial planned by the family will be held at a future date when Wanda and Frank will be laid to rest together.  Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel.  Personal messages for the family may be placed here at


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