Irene H. Bisping, age 96, of Faribault, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at The Gardens at Winsted.
Irene H., the daughter of August and Emma (Velzke) Schmidt, was born April 3, 1924, in Faribault. She graduated from Faribault High School with the class of 1942.
Irene married Roy W. Bisping, July 5, 1947, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault, and Jan. 7, 2008, he preceded her in death. They were blessed with four children: Diane, Richard, Marnie, and Chris.
Irene was formerly employed by Ochs Department Store, Paul Gray Construction, and Gopher Shooter Supply, all of Faribault.
She enjoyed reading, sewing, writing, gardening, crocheting, making banners, church activities, and Bible studies.
Irene is survived by three children, Diane Bisping of Norwood Young America, Marnie (Neal) Glessing of Howard Lake, and Chris (Buzz Hummel) Hopkins of Morris; seven grandchildren, Tara Bisping (Zach Olson), Daniel Bisping, David Glessing, TJ (Kay) Hopkins, Tad (Kirstin) Hopkins, Trevor Hopkins (Athena Aitken), and Shandi Hopkins; great-grandchildren, Alex, Tristan, Leah, Ben, Luke, Kinsley, and Taylor; and one sister, Laura (Harold) Berglund of Hudson, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy; one son, Rick; and three sisters, Edna Schulenberg, Dorothy Griesert, and Elda Fuchs.
Funeral services took place at Peace Lutheran Church, Faribault, Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m., with the Reverend Matthew Lane officiating. Interment was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault.
Visitation took place at the church for one hour prior to the service.
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