Terry Lee Bishop, 71, of Glenwood, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at his home. Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the Bloom Senior Center in Glenwood. Private burial will be at the Glenwood Cemetery. Loess Hills Funeral and Cremation Center in Glenwood is caring for the family.
Memorials: Directed to the family
Terry Lee Bishop, one of four children of Fredrick and Dorothy (Kruse) Bishop was born on July 26, 1948 in Council Bluffs, IA. He received his education from Glenwood schools graduating with the Class of 1966. On December 10, 1966 he married Carol Jean Johnson at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Glenwood. The couple was blessed with three children, Todd, Hollee, and Jonathan.
Terry worked for Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad as a switchman operator. He retired in 2013. Following retirement Terry then began working at Bomgaar's.
Terry enjoyed bird watching, was a very talented wood worker, and loved his family, especially his grandkids and his great granddaughter.
Terry is preceded in death by his parents
Terry is survived by his wife Carol of Glenwood; children, Todd Bishop of Pacific Junction, Hollee Phares and her husband Scott of Omaha, NE, and Jonathan Bishop of Manhattan, NY; grandchildren, Chelsee Lee and her husband Eric, Dillon Bishop and his fiance Julie and their daughter Emma; Lucas Bird and his wife Megan, Taylor Bishop, Andrew Phares, and Alisa Bishop; sisters; Connie Keith and her husband, Kenny of Omaha, NE, Debbie Reeves and her husband, Roger of Glenwood; brother, Mark Bishop and his wife, Tracey of Hudson, WI; other relatives and a host of many special friends.
"So sorry to hear about Terry, and wish I had known in time for the funeral. Terry was also so happy and a big help at Mills Masquers working on scenery with Craig Williams. I have lots of good memories of Terry at the Masquers. My condolences to all the family. "
"Carol, my sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family. I remembers Terry when I worked a short time for the railroad. He always was a gentle guy with a big heart and smile. Grieve in peace knowing that he is with the father of life and he will embrace you when the appropriate time arrives. Sincerely Richard Wagaman (Wiggles)"
"Our Hearts and Prayers are always with Terry's Dear Family.
Dan Sandy Benscoter
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota"
Carol and family,
Our hearts are so sad to hear of the passing of Terry. Please know that you and your family have our deepest sympathy. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this most difficult time. Praying you find strength and comfort from God now and in the upcoming days ahead. Terry was always kind person. He will be missed by all."
"Carol, we were so sad to hear of Terry's passing. Lee said Terry was one of the nicest guys he has ever known. Prayers to you and your family."
We are so sorry to hear about Terry's passing. He was very special guy to us. Terry will be missed and not forgotten. Max and Carolyn Johnson"
So sorry to hear of Terry I thought he was a great guy and the news was a shock if I can be of any help please let me know I am sure Terry is in good hands and will be taken good care of. Gone but not forgotten God Bless