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L. Jean (Sawyer) Bishop


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L. Jean (Sawyer) Bishop Obituary
L. JEAN BISHOP, age 99 years, of Adrian, formerly of Hudson, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at her residence at Grand Court.

She was born March 31, 1914, in Hudson, Michigan the daughter of Jacob C. and Hattie (Wirt) Sawyer. Jean was a resident of Hudson until moving to Adrian in 1999. She was a graduate of Hudson High School in 1932, and also attended Ypsilanti Normal School. She married George H. Bishop at the Bishop Family Farm in Wheatland Township on June 1, 1936. He preceded her in death on April 17, 1983.

Jean and George owned and operated Bishop' Farm Service and Shady Lawn Trailer Park.

She was an active member of the First Congregational Church in Hudson, was a member of the Hudson Senior Citizens, a member of the Gideon's Auxiliary and a member of the Lenawee County Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Jean is survived by her daughters, Marian (Merlin) Allshouse of Hillsdale, Nancy (Kenneth) Ham of Williamston and Carol (Louis) Swanson of Hart, 8 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and several other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Fern Burdick and her brothers Jacob C. Sawyer and Thomas Sawyer. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013, in the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson with Dr. Thomas Burke, Jr. officiating. Interment will be made in Maple Grove Cemetery in Hudson. The visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service.

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Sept. 28, 2013
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