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Eileen Helen Birchmeier Bishop
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1924
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 2009
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA

Bishop, Eileen H. Layton Corners, Chesaning, Michigan Passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2009 at Covenant Medical Center, Saginaw. Age 85 years. Eileen was born on February 1, 1924 in Maple Grove Township, the daughter of Tony and Olive (Schuster) Birchmeier. She married Alfred Bishop November 25, 1944. He preceded her in death on April 10, 2008. Eileen was a life- long member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Maple Grove. She co-owned Alfred Bishop Plumbing and Heating for 60 years as well as being a full time mother. She also volunteered for the last 30 years at Covenant Hospital. Surviving are five sons, Don (Millie) of New Lothrop; Dave (Gloria) of Chesaning; Rich (Maureen) of Milan; Leo (Sue) of Nashua, New Hampshire; Arnie "A.J." (Debbie) of Flushing, 17 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren; one brother, Raymond Birchmeier; sisters, Dorothy Kodrik, Mary Meder, Betty Rochefort, Joyce (Jerry Starland) and Helen Peet, brother-in-law, Wilfred Wenzlick, sister-in-laws, Marian Birchmeier, Isabelle Birchmeier and Carol Birchmeier, also many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Gerald, Philinus and Dale; Sister, Jeanette Wenzlick. Funeral liturgy will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church, Maple Grove. Fr. T. J. Fleming will officiate with burial in St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may call at the Whelpley-Martin Funeral Home, New Lothrop on Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. and at church after 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Scripture service will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials are suggested to St. Michael Catholic Church or favorite charity. Wmartinfuneralhome.com
Published in the Saginaw News on MLive.com on 3/24/2009
 
 
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 Parents:
  Anthony C. Birchmeier (1896 - 1978)
  Olive Susan Schuster Birchmeier (1899 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfred Joseph Bishop (1922 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  Gerald Anthony Birchmeier (1921 - 1991)*
  Eileen Helen Birchmeier Bishop (1924 - 2009)
  Philinus E. Birchmeier (1932 - 1994)*
  Dale H. Birchmeier (1935 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michael Catholic Cemetery
Layton Corners
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Helen Prieur Gengler
Record added: Jan 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83942971
Eileen Helen <i>Birchmeier</i> Bishop
Added by: Helen Prieur Gengler
 
 
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