Helen Tebbs Bischoff


(February 7, 2002)

Funeral services were held Monday at the Lovell LDS Church for Helen Tebbs Bischoff, 87, Lovell, who died Thursday, Feb. 7 at North Big Horn Hospital after a long illness.

She was born March 17, 1914, in Cowley to Sidney James and Mary Alice Meeks Tebbs. She grew up and attended school in Cowley.

She married Gene Bischoff on Dec. 7, 1933. To this union were born nine children. After raising her family, she purchased Valley Flowers and Gifts and owned and operated her store for many years before selling it to her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Gene Bischoff of Powell, Dan Bischoff and wife Kathy of Lovell, Kay Hopkin and husband Neil of Lovell, Mack Bischoff and wife Kelly of Sheridan, Jim Bischoff of Lovell, and Dave Bischoff and wife Jackie of Lovell; sisters Hazel Welch of Powell and Vivian Robertson of Salt Lake City, Utah; 29 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gene; three children, Anne, Ronald James and Judy Lewis; and two grandchildren, Patrick Bischoff and Brenda Jolley.

Burial was in the Lovell Cemetery.