Carol Lynne Bishop
July 28, 1938 – January 24, 2021
Carol Lynne Bishop age 82 of Ames, Iowa died at her home on Sunday January 24, 2021. A gathering will be planned at a later date.
Lynne was born July 28, 1938 in Geneva, New York the daughter of Edwin and Norma MacArthur. She grew up in Great Neck (Long Island, New York). She graduated from Great Neck High School in 1956, attended Springfield College before graduating from Gettysburg College in 1960 with a degree in Biology. Lynne then graduated from Duke University with a degree in Zoology (Developmental Biology) in 1962. She married Stephen Bishop in 1962 and the couple moved to Houston, in 1964 the couple moved to Kansas City then back to Houston before settling in Ames in 1977. Lynne was active in her three children’s lives in Ames. Lynne was a proofreader for The Ames Tribune in the early 1980’s and later an Editor at the Iowa State University Press. Her background in the life sciences served her well when dealing with authors of books on Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture and like disciplines. Lynne was active in the ISU Women’s Club, geriatric volleyball, golf, and bowling. The Story County Democratic Party will miss her.
Lynne was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Douglas Edwin MacArthur.
Lynne is survived by her husband, Stephen Bishop, her children, Robert (Bob) Bishop, Jennifer Bishop, and Phillip Bishop; grandchildren, Calvin Dobson and Laurel Jean Bishop, extended family members, nieces and nephews; and friends Sharon Anderson, Monika Whalley, Gail Isaksen, and Sonja Tveit.
Memorial contributions may be made to any animal rescue or relief group in her name.
The family would like to thank Homeward Hospice home care and Home Instead in Ames for the compassion and care they showed Lynne.
Online condolences may be directed to www.grandonfuneralandcremationcare. com
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