Lacona — Ella Jean Bishop, 83, of rural Lacona passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at her home in Marion County, near Melcher-Dallas.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 27, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Melcher-Dallas with Fr. Steve Ebel officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with a prayer service led by Fr. Steve Ebel at 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be given to Sacred Heart Catholic Church Social Concerns committee or to Hospice of Pella. Interment will be in Bauer Cemetery.