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John Lincoln Bishop
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1923
Martin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1992
Martin County
Minnesota, USA

Cause of Death on his death certificate reads he passed away from aortic aneurysm per his son, Rick Bishop on January 6, 2014.
Age 69, Cause of Death-Suicide-Car Exhaust. Found dead in his garage. No suicide note discovered.

On July 18, 1942 in Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, John married Ethel Lilly Gieseke, daughter of John Gieseke and Bertha Plenge Gieseke. Together they raised three children, Robert, Joan and Richard "Ricky" Bishop.

John worked for the Marigold Dairy Company as a milk truck driver delivering milk and ice cream.

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Sherri L. Czuchra on December 12, 2012
FAIRMONT-Private family services for John L. Bishop, 69, of Fairmont were held Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Fairview Memorial Park in Fairmont.

M. Bishop died Monday morning, Oct. 12, at his home in Fairmont.

John Lincoln Bishop, son of John and Estella (Clark) Bishop, was born Aug. 23, 1923 at Fairmont. He grew up and attended school in Fairmont and East Chain. He married Ethel Gieseke on July 18, 1942 at Fairmont. He was employed at Nelson's Ice Cream Company, Marigold's and the Fairmont Medical Clinic until retiring in 1990.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Bob Bishop and wife, Kathy, of Fairmont, Rick Bishop and wife, Jackie, of Brooklyn Center; one daughter, Joan Aust and husband, Jim, of Fairmont; five grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Dorothy.

Obituary generously shared by Carl Beckendorf, sexton of the Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery.

Transcription by:
Sherri L. Czuchra on December 30, 2012 
Family links: 
  John Washington Bishop (1897 - 1958)
  Estella Jane Clark Bishop (1890 - 1964)
  Ethel Lily Gieseke Bishop (1920 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: On December 31, 2013, I received an e-mail from his son, Rick Bishop stating his father did not committ suicide and the death certificate states something different. On January 6, 2014 he said the death certificate reads aortic aneurysm.
Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery
Martin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section is Garden, Lot 100, Space 3
Created by: Sherri Czuchra
Record added: Dec 12, 2012
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John Lincoln Bishop
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