July 11, 2013


OCT. 16, 1937 — JULY 3, 2013 

The Oskaloosa Herald


Roberta Joyce Bishop, 75, of Waterloo, died July 3 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, of natural causes.

She was born Oct. 16, 1937, in Malcom, daughter of Milton and Vergie Gerard Peters. She married Robert Bishop on Oct. 18, 1958, at Central Methodist Church, Iowa Falls.

Mrs. Bishop graduated from Oskaloosa High School and attended Evangel College, Springfield, Mo. She was a dental assistant in Oskaloosa and later in Waterloo for a few years. Then she was a homemaker in her own home. She was a member of Assembly of God and Red Hat Society.

Survived by: her husband; a son, Blaine (Tamara), of Waterloo; five grandchildren, Trever Bishop, Jessica and Sarah Barth, Clarence Jr. and Tina Bishop; and a sister, Alice (Clarence) Bishop, of Stout.

Preceded in death by: a son, Branden; and a brother, Lyle Peters.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Locke Funeral Home, followed by cremation, with inurnment at a later date at Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Locke Funeral Home.

Memorials: may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be left at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.

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