Marjorie Bishop

June 14, 1933 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 87)


Marjorie Frances Bishop, 87 of Pesotum passed away at 6:00 AM, Sunday, January 3, 2021 at home.

Public graveside services will at 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Tolono with Rev. John McIntosh officiating.  Masks must be worn to attend the service.  Freese Funeral Home, Tolono is assisting with arrangements.

Marjorie was born June 14, 1933 to Roscoe Joe and Helen Ring McGee.  She married James Irving Bishop on August 11, 1956, He preceded her in death on August 21, 1974.  They had two children, Janice Lynn (Delbert) Reifsteck and Michael Dean (Tammy) Bishop.

She graduated from Unity Senior High School in 1952.  She was employed at Unit 7 schools for many years.

She leaves behind a son, Michael (Tammy) Bishop of Pesotum, son in law; Delbert Reifsteck of Pesotum, five grandchildren; Tyler Reifsteck of Champaign, Clint (Allison) Reifsteck of Pesotum, Rachel Bishop of Pesotum, Riley (Emily Conner) Bishop of Camargo, and Rebecca Bishop of Pesotum, two sisters; Rita (Ron) Grace of Tuscola, and Carol (Paul) Mohr of Tolono, four nieces and four nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Janice Reifsteck and a sister; Joanne (Bob) Lee of Champaign.

Marjorie loved spending time with her grandchildren.  She also enjoyed helping people, from babysitting for many local families to helping the elderly as a in home care provider.

Memorials may be made to the Pesotum United Methodist Church.

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