Lucille Bischoff
Lucille Bischoff

Obituary of Lucille Elaine Bischoff

Lucille Elaine Bischoff, 95, passed away December 24, 2021 at home in New Plymouth, Idaho. She was born January 18, 1926 to Paul William and Elsie Henrietta (Mallig) Kelpin. Soon after, the family moved to Grass Valley, California and she said she learned to walk on the train. In 1928, the family moved to Payette, Idaho, where they remained. Lucille was a hard worker and picked fruit throughout her adolescence for school clothes. In 1943 she and her sister Marion graduated from Payette HS and moved to Boise, where Lucille soon met a dashing young man, Herman Bischoff, a Sergeant in the Air Force. They married on July 5, 1945 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Ontario, Oregon. They lived in Payette several years where their two sons were born, then HJ was recalled to active duty. Soon, they were living in Tripoli, Libya, where they spent several years. They returned to Travis AFB, and then on to Mountain Home, Idaho where they spent the next 42 years. Lucille drove school bus for 16 years and she and Herman were faithful members of Faith Lutheran Church, where they made many lifelong friends. In 2001 they moved to Payette, Idaho to be near family. After Herman passed in 2010, Lucille spent more time with her two sisters, and they were affectionately known as "The Three Musketeers". Lucille loved her family with her whole heart and faithfully prayed for them daily. She is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers Arthur and Russell; her sister Marion Cochran; a daughter-in-law Carol; and granddaughter Shannon. She is survived by sister Erma Ledington; sons Ron (Susan) and Ken (Kate); daughters Nancy (Alvin) Adams and Michelle Bischoff; grandchildren Shelley Kavlick, Emily Smith, Julia Mashek and Zach Adams; great grandchildren AJ Kavlick, Grant and Ben Smith, Alexandra, Will and Layla Mashek, and Titus and Jeremiah Adams. A viewing will be held from 3:30 - 5 pm, Wednesday, January 5th at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette. Funeral Services will be held at 11 am, Thursday, January 6th at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Ontario. Memorials to honor Lucille may be made to Ontario Pilgrim Lutheran Church, c/o Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, PO Box 730, Payette, Idaho 83661. Service Details. Visitation When: Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 3:30pm - 5:00pm Location: Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel Address: 112 N 9th St Payette, Idaho 83661 Funeral Service When: Thursday, January 6th, 2022 11:00am Location: Pilgrim Lutheran Church Address: 208 SW 1st Ave. Ontario, Oregon 97914 Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event Ongoing Online Event About this event In Loving Memory Of Lucille Bischoff January 18, 1926 - December 24, 2021 Look inside to read what others have shared Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book. View Tribute Book
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