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Sandra "Sandy" Kay (Ulrich) Bishop

November 10, 1947 ~ November 19, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Sandra "Sandy" Bishop Obituary

Sandra K. Bishop, 76, of Litchfield, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 6:09 a.m. at her residence surrounded by her family.  Born November 10, 1947 in Litchfield, IL., the daughter of Arthur and Doris Mae (Barker) Ulrich.

She married Ronald Lee Bishop on March 1, 1969 at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Hillsboro. They later divorced. 

Sandy was employed as a waitress for several years.  She had worked at Owens Country Corner, The Ariston Café, and Maverick Family Steakhouse.  She owned her own restaurant, the Moonlight Café located at the former Owens Country Corner location at I-55 and IL Rt. 108 junction.  Sandy was currently the Marina Manager of Lake Lou Yaeger for the City of Litchfield and has served in that capacity for the past 18 years.

Sandy was a member of the Christian Church of Litchfield, and the Women of the Moose, Chapter #581, Litchfield.  Her life revolved around her children and grandchildren, making every effort to attend their sporting events. 

Sandy is survived by her two sons, Ronald (Kelly) Bishop, Jr., of Frankfort, IL., Cory (Shannon) Bishop of Litchfield., and her daughter, Keri Bishop of Litchfield. In addition to her children, Sandy leaves her brother, Richard (Justine “Dusty”) Ulrich of East Alton, IL., and her step sister, Janet Jackson of Litchfield.  Eight grandchildren, Haley, Allison, Chloe Bishop, Kyra and Brawly Jacobs, Rylie Segarra, Raquel and Brock Bishop. One great grandson, Rowan Maddox. 

Sandy is preceded in death by her parents, grandson Zyan Bishop and a nephew Brandon Ulrich. 

Sandy’s family will host a “Food, friends and Memories” evening, Friday, November 24, 2023 at the Litchfield Moose Lodge starting at 6:00 p.m.  A visitation for Sandy will be held Saturday, November 25, from 11:00 until 2:00 p.m., with a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at the Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  The Rev. Tim Barbee, pastor of the Christian Church of Litchfield will officiate.  Cremation will follow the services. 

The family suggests memorials to the Litchfield Sports Boosters, as sport was a big part of Sandy’s life through her children and grandchildren.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
November 24, 2023

6:00 PM
Litchfield Moose Lodge #1634
221 North Madison St.
Litchfield, IL 62056

Visitation
Saturday
November 25, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 25, 2023

2:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

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