Susan Bishop

Date of Death: Nov 27, 2020
Susan Bishop

1959 - 2020

Susan Bishop, 61, of Waupun, passed away Friday, November 27, 2020 at UW Hospital in Madison following a lengthy battle with COVID-19.

Sue was born February 19, 1959 in Beloit, WI the daughter of Charles and Janet Jo Hudson Hogan. Sue was a graduate of Beloit Memorial High School. On July 9, 1977 she married her soulmate and the love of her life, Michael Bishop in Beloit, WI. The couple moved to the Waupun area in 1982. Sue was employed at Boehm-Madisen Lumber Co. in Waukesha as a secretary for over 23 years, working alongside her husband, Mike and son, Christopher. Sue was a very proud grandma and enjoyed being with her kids and grandkids, especially for their Sunday dinners. She enjoyed crocheting, doing many types of projects, especially blankets and washcloths that she would frequently give as gifts.

Sue is survived by her husband, Mike of Waupun; children: Christopher (Alissa) Bishop of Waupun and Nicole (Josh) Russell of Waupun; four grandchildren: Grace, Kenzie, and Lily Russell, and Madelynn Bishop; a sister, Shelly Hogan; three brothers: Shawn (Karen) Hogan, Scott (Cindy) Hogan, and Chip (Kathy) Hogan; mother-in-law, Elaine Bishop; sister-in-law, Beth Bishop; brothers-in-law, Bruce (Amy) Bishop and Brad (Cheryl) Bishop; and several nieces and nephews.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Janet Hogan; and father-in-law, Ted Bishop.


Visitation will be open to the public on Wednesday from 10 a.m until 12 noon prior to the service.

Please abide by COVID-19 protocol with mask wearing and social distancing.

Private Services

Private family services will be held Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Brent Matzen officiating.

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  1. Cindy Reed Hunter Says: November 28, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    Mike, I am so very sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine what you and your family are going through. Prayers for strength to cope with this dear loss. RIP SUE

  2. Michelle Quinn Says: November 28, 2020 at 11:09 pm

    Steve and I are heartbroken for you and your family. I remember Sue babysitting me when I was little. She was a beautiful soul and I always remember her wonderful laugh. You are all In our thoughts and prayers
    Much love,
    Steve and Michelle Quinn

  3. Mike I have no words because there are none. My heart breaks for you and you will always be in my prayers. So will Nichole and Josh. Much love to you all

  4. Sue Sthokal bores Says: December 1, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    I am so sad for your family. What a terrible loss for everyone but especially the immediate family that have always spent so much family time. Sue had always been a gracious and welcoming hostess each Christmas. It was so special to me .

  5. Jennifer Barczak Says: December 1, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I am keeping your family in my thoughts.

  6. Laurie Balzer Says: December 2, 2020 at 11:13 am

    Mike, Nicole, Chris & families. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in the loss of Sue. She will be greatly missed. I have so many memories of her & I growing up. She was a good friend. Keep all your memories close as they will bring healing and love to you.
    Take care, remember Sue will always be with you.
    Jim & Laurie Balzer

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