Karen S. Bishop
Karen S. Bishop
  • December 1, 1941 - March 29, 2017
  • Harrod, Ohio

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.Karen S. Bishop, 75, resident of Lima, passed away at 5:41 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 1, 1941 in Lima to the late Robert (Mary) Huber and YeVonne (Long) Cavinder.
Karen graduated from Lima Senior High School in 1960 and enjoyed memberships with the Oriole Club, Moose Lodge and St. Gerard's Catholic Church. She married Kenneth E. Bishop on June 26, 1960 and enjoyed nearly 47 years together before his passing in 2007. Karen retired from Lima City Schools after 30 years of service.
Karen and her family cherished their many adventures camping and fishing together through the years, often at Indian Lake.
Karen will be deeply missed by her children, Kimberly (Carlton) Furry of Harrod, Kevin (Sherri) Bishop of Lima, Kurt (Sherry) Bishop of Lima, and Kendra (James) Patterson of Lima; grandchildren, Rick (Stephanie) Miller, Michael Miller, Stephanie Miller, Jenna Bishop, Joshua Bishop, Heather (Chad) Metzger, Eric Haller, Kurt (Jeannie) Bishop II, Stephanie (Aaron) Tummel, Samantha Bishop, Kalvin Bishop, Jessica (Brandon) Baker, and Kandace Patterson; brothers and sisters, Larry (Mary Lou) Huber, Lynn Cavinder, Robin (Sharon) Cavinder, Michael (Brenda) Huber, Thomas Huber, and Cathy Gibbs; 17 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Karen was preceded in death by her daughter, Syria Jean Haller and great grandson, Jacob Tummel.
A funeral service will begin at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017 at SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME, 506 N. Cable Rd., Lima, OH 45805 with Rev. Rick Scheer officiating. Friends and family may call from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. prior to the service Sunday.Final resting place will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lima.
Memorial contributions in Karen's honor may be made to American Heart Association. Online condolences can be left at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com