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.