SPOKANE — Barbara Jo Bishop Bush born March 4, 1924, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She attended elementary and high school in Missoula and graduated from the University of Montana in 1952.
Barbara was married to Joseph Robert Bush on June 10, 1944, for 48 years until he passed away in 1993. She retired and moved to Rockwood South, Spokane, in 1999.
They had no children. She is survived by, two nieces, Carol O’Neil Laws, husband Rich, Kay O’Neil Kent, husband Ron, two nephews, Doug O’Neil, wife Peggy and Don O’Neil, wife, Sandy, and their families. Barbara was preceded in death by her sister Lois K. O’Neil in February 2005.
Barbara enjoyed her business career, hiking, gardening, volunteer work and spending time at the family cabin at Placid Lake in Montana.
Memorial service will be Monday, March 5, 1 p.m. at Rockwood South Hill Event Center, 2903 E. 25th, Spokane, WA. GUESTBOOK: riplingerfuneralhome.com.