Graveside services for
Wilmer A. "Pete" Bishop, 66, of Wilder Route 2, who died
Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted
at 2 p.m. Friday at the Wilder Cemetery. The Rev. Gary
McConnell of the Crossroads Assembly of God Church, Wilder,
and the Rev. Ray Thompson of the United Methodist Church,
Caldwell, will officiate. Friends may meet at the
Mr. Bishop was born Aug. 19, 1919, in Mr. Clair, Neb.,
to William and Mable Bishop. At the age of 12, he moved
with his family to Kansas, where he graduated from Barclay
High School, Barclay, Kan. He married Catherine Ellis on
Feb. 22, 1946, at Lyndon, Kan., and the couple ranched in
Kansas until moving in 1962 to the Arena Valley, where they
have since resided. He had been active in livestock and
feedlot operations until his death.
He served as a member of the board of directors of the
Riverside Irrigation District for several years.
He is survived by his wife of Wilder; a son, Don Bishop
of Wilder; his mother, Mable Bishop of Caldwell; two brothers,
Elmer Bishop of Bock Springs, Wyo., and Bill Bishop of Parma;
a sister, Leona Lamond of Osage City, Kan.; three
grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother.
Memorials may be made to the Wilder Quick Response
Friends may call today from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday
from 9 a.m. to noon at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.