Eleanor J. Bishop
Eleanor J. Bishop, 88, of Springfield, IL, died at 9:20 a.m. on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born on September 27, 1927 in Springfield to Louis and Josephine Rimkus Bringle. She married Harold Bishop on June 25, 1948 and he preceded her in death on December 15, 1987. She is also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Robert Bringle and one sister, JoAnn Bringle.
Surviving Eleanor is her son, Bill (Sheila) Bishop of Springfield; a brother, Louis (Mary Ann) Bringle of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was of the Catholic faith and was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary, as well as an honorary member of the Blue Ridge Club. Her hobbies include working puzzles and visiting with her friends at Homestead. Eleanor worked as a product demonstrator for Pepsi-Cola and later worked at the People’s Bank of Springfield, from where she retired after 15 years of service.
Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Christopher House officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.