Joellyn J Bishop, 76, Salina, died Thursday June 29, 2017. Mrs. Bishop was born on Nov. 11, 1940, in Scott City, Kansas and spent her formative years growing up in Leoti, Kansas. She attended Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas until she turned her focus onto being a loving mother and homemaker.
She had a strong faith in God and she was prepared to enjoy eternity with her Lord Jesus Christ.
Mrs. Bishop was preceded in death by her husband, Max Delmer Bishop; and parents, Daniel Frederick Jaeger and the former Lena Annette Green.
Survivors include; a son, Ty Wood and wife Laura of Lakeville, MN; a son Fritz Wood of Lenexa, KS; a stepdaughter, Teri Bishop of Fairway, KS; a stepson, Craig Bishop of Hutchinson, MN; along with seven grandchildren, Tyson Wood, Kelly Wood, Fritz Wood, Michael Wood, Daniel Wood, Catie Wood and James Price; and four brothers, Bill Jaeger and wife Carol of Stoneham, CO; Chuck Jaeger and wife DiAnne of Lakin, KS; Ray Jaeger of Leoti, KS; Tim Jaeger and wife Sheryl of Wichita, KS; and three sisters, DeeAnn Wilken of Leoti, KS; Alberta Shafer and husband Jim of Hutchinson, KS; and Susan Wedel and husband Frank of Leoti, KS.
Funeral Services will be held on July 7th at 2:00pm at Christ Covenant Church, 205 Wyoming Street, Leoti, KS. Visitation will be in Salina, Kansas at the Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth, on July 5 from noon until 7:00 pm and on July 6th until noon. The family will receive friends at the Ryan funeral home on July 5th from 5 until 7 pm and on July 6th from 9 until 11 am. Burial will be in the Leoti Cemetery, Leoti, KS. Memorials are suggested to “Samaratan’s Purse” in care of the funeral homes. Price and Sons Funeral Home, Leoti, Kansas is in charge of Leoti services, condolences may be left online at www.priceandsons.com.