Christmas 1928 Phila Emma Bishop.
I have heard this name before..Bishop from North Dakota…they were very successful wealthy farmers.
mother ( Grandmother?) was most likely Emma Strehlow Bishop and her father (Grandfather?) J R Bishop.
The photo yesterday may have been her
grandfather. ( Great Grandfather)
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Update from crex:
Phila E. Ferguson, Moorhead
Phila E. Ferguson, 74, Moorhead, MN, died Sunday, August 18, 2002, in the Moorhead Health Care Center.
Phila Emma Bishop was born January 30, 1928, in Fargo, ND, the daughter of Reynolds Strehlow Bishop and Alice Corcoran Bishop. She grew up in Casselton, ND, where she attended schools and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1946. She was a graduate of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and served as president of Alpha Phi sorority. She taught English and theatre in Twin Falls, ID, and later was a professor of English at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. She married Bill Ferguson in 1966. He preceded her in death. Phila had resided at the Moorhead Healthcare Center since 1997.
She is survived by her cousins and their families, whom she considered to be her immediate family.
Visitation: One hour before the funeral service.
Funeral: Wednesday, August 21, 2002, at 2 in the West Funeral Home Chapel, Casselton, ND.
Burial: Casselton Cemetery.
This photo went Full Circle 44 on January 31, 2012