Hazel Phyllis Bischoff, 87, of Sunman died on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville.
Phyllis was born in Ohio on June 20, 1933, to Emmert and Hazel Otto Smith. She married Ernest Joseph Bischoff on May 13, 1950 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Leon. Phyllis and Ernest enjoyed almost 64 years together before he died on May 8, 2014. Phyllis was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Sunman. She loved crocheting, painting ceramics and wood crafts, playing cards and spending time with the grandchildren.
Phyllis is survived by a son: Thomas (Patricia) Bischoff of Delaware; two daughters: Sheila Morrow of Greensburg and Judy (Donald) Stenger of St. Leon; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Ernest Leroy Bischoff; a son-in-law: Gene Morrow; and two grandsons: Samuel Joseph Brumback and James Bischoff; and a great-grandson: Noah Isaac Bischoff.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church with Father Shaun Whittington officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit from 5 – 8p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home ~ 107 Vine Street Sunman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heritage Project for St. Nicholas School ~ 6459 E. St. Nicholas Drive, Sunman, IN 47041 or to Hospice of Decatur County ~1201 N Lincoln St., Greensburg, IN 47240.
Due to the COVID-19 precautions, all attending will be asked to follow proper social distancing protocol, including Governor Holcomb’s mandate to wear a mask. If you are not feeling well, or if you have a compromised immune system, you are encouraged to stay home.
For more information or to send condolences, memories, or sign the online guest book, go to www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home was honored to serve the family of Phyllis.