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Gearldine (Waibel) Bishop

February 26, 1938 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Gearldine Bishop Obituary

Gearldine Waibel Bishop, 85, of Boonville, Missouri passed away peacefully Sunday, December 3, 2023, in the arms of her daughter at the University Hospital.

Visitation for Gearldine will be held at the First Baptist Church in Boonville Friday, December 8, 2023, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Chris Greenhagen officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Gearldine Waibel was born February 26, 1938, the daughter of Albert Henry Sr. and Lottie Mae (Byler) Waibel. She married Robert M. Bishop on September 4, 1960, at the First Baptist Church in Boonville, Missouri. A daughter was born, Sherri Lynn on October 14, 1963, at St. Joseph Hospital in Boonville, Missouri, a son was born, Stephen Wayne, on November 28, 1969, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. Gearldine worked with her husband at Davis Paint Store in Boonville. She also worked at Nordyne, Kemper Military School and college as Commandants Secretary and before retirement she worked the first Casey’s in Boonville as the manager. Gearldine enjoyed attending church, doing crafts, and tending to her yard and flowers. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren the most and found so much joy spending time with them and being a foster grandparent at HeadStart Daycare. Gearldine was loved by everyone who knew her and will be dearly missed.

Gearldine was preceded in death by her husband Robert Bishop, parents Albert and Lottie Waibel, brother Bill Waibel, sister-in-law Lois Waibel, and son Stephen Bishop. She is survived by her daughter Sherri Kramel of Boonville, brothers James (Janet), Albert Jr. (Linda), and Gordon Waibel, and sister Patty (Charles) Hammers.  She also leaves behind grandchildren Ashely (Justin) Roach and Caitlyn Kramel, great grandchildren Tessa, Mckenna, Justin Jr., Kamdyn, Eva, and two on the way, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Baptist Church. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Boonville
625 Main Street
Boonville, MO 65233

Funeral Service
Friday
December 8, 2023

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Boonville
625 Main Street
Boonville, MO 65233

Burial to Follow
Friday
December 8, 2023

Walnut Grove Cemetery
1006 Locust St
Boonville, MO 65233

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