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Information for G. Gary Bishop
19 July, 1941
1 April, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
April, 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Gary Bishop

     G. Gary Bishop, 49, of Spokane, Wash., and formerly of Nampa and Boise, died Monday, April 1, 1991 at Seattle.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Amity Building, LDS Church, 2212 Amity Road, Nampa.  President Roger Kotter, first counselor of the Nampa Idaho Stake Presidency will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Gary was born July 19, 1941, at Montpelier, Idaho, to George and Madge Gray Bishop.  At a young age he moved to Jerome with his family where he was reared and educated and graduated from high school.  They later moved to Nampa.  He then attended Ricks College and later graduated from Utah State.  He married Lois Janice Thompson in Jerome and their marriage was later solemnized in the LDS Temple in Utah.  In 1969 he went to work for IBM where he was currently employed as a systems engineer.  They moved to California in 1977.  In 1979 they moved to Spokane where they had since resided.  Gary was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
     He is survived by his wife, Janice; three daughters, Lori Bean, Redmond, Wash., Janet Bischoff, Midland, Mich., and Kara Bishop, Spokane, Wash.; two sons, Greg Bishop, Seattle; his mother, Madge Gray Bishop, Nampa; two brothers, Dr. John "Jack" Bishop, Boise and Van Bishop, Nampa;  three grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
     He was preceded in death by his father.
     The family suggests memorial contributions to the Mountain States Tumor Institute West, 151 E. Bannock ST., Boise, Idaho 83712; or flowers may be sent.
     Friends may call at the Amity Building LDS Church on Saturday from 1 to 1:45 p.m.