In loving memory of

Dennis Bishop
July 22, 1948 - August 20, 2023

Dennis Bishop, of Antigo, died on August 20, 2023 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital. He was 75 years old. He was born on July 22, 1948 in Vincennes, Indiana, a son of the late Virgel and Mildred (Adams) Bishop.

Served in the United States Air Force from November 29, 1966 to November 27, 1970 as a mechanic.

Dennis was employed at Antigo Construction until his retirement in 2003.

He loved sports, golf was his passion. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play hockey, traveling, and the outdoors.

Survivors include his wife, Donna; five step-children, Steve (Karen) Widder of Bryant, Judy (Mike) Price of Georgia, Craig Widder of Tennessee, Janice (Jack) Webb of Ohio, and Richard Widder of Weston; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Todd Bishop; and three sisters, Carolyn Nonnemacher, Ann Buettner, and Lois Helms.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Rodd, William, and Kent; and sisters, Phyllis Matson, and Ardith "Jane" Pieruski.

A private family service will be held at a later date.


William Burt wrote on Sep 2, 2023:

"I am so sad about the loss of Dennis. He and I shared many adventures as he rose from a semi driver to the Bomag and to a full machine operator with Antigo Constuction. May he rest in peace along with his brother Billy's they' recall their adventures on the road. Condolences to Donna and family . Bill Burt"

Joan Ostermeier wrote on Aug 22, 2023:

"I am so sorry to read that Dennis passed. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. "

Matt Shinners wrote on Aug 22, 2023:

"Dennis was one of the original "Badger Breakers". His skill and dedication as an equipment operator at Antigo Construction were greatly appreciated and he was valuable contributor to our success. All of us at Antigo Construction and Badger State Highway Equipment send our condolences to Donna and family. RIP Dennis."

Dale and Deb Rank wrote on Aug 22, 2023:

"Donna and family. So sorry for loss. Thoughts and prayers ???"