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Ila Schofield Bishop

February 24, 1936 — September 23, 2022

Ila Schofield Bishop, 86, a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend passed away on September 23rd in her home peacefully surrounded by her loved ones. She is received by her beloved husband and two sons who preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sisters Patricia Jupiter and Roberta Marcov; her two sons, Bradley (Mary Ann, fiancé), and Mark (Marianne); and foster daughter, Lillie Pooley (Raymond). She has many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Clare, sons Scott and Bruce, foster daughters Hannah Abeita and Kara Lena Atine, her siblings Pauline Miller, Josephine Stewart, Enid Stewart, Alice Allen, William Udall Schofield Jr., Eleanor Lamb, Virginia Boyce, Phyllis Bishop and Sharlene Bush.

She came into this world on February 24, 1936, as Ila Claire Schofield to William Udall Sr. and Clara Moore Schofield of Hiko, Nevada. This is where she learned, from loving parents, the principles of hard work and a strong faith in the Savior Jesus Christ.
She met Clarence R Bishop in October of their first year at BYU and were married on March 15, 1957, in the St. George LDS temple.

 She was a wonderful mother who supported her husband Clare as he traveled the world 3 weeks out of four for the LDS church. She supported and served with Clare as Mission President, Stake President, Director of Wyoming Martins' Cove Handcart Center and 6 other missions for the LDS Church.

She was a talented homemaker who had lots of energy and focused on cooking wonderful meals that made her grandchildren look forward to Sunday Dinner. She always had a plentiful garden from which bottled raspberry jam which she shared at Christmas time. She loved going to the LDS temple and attended regularly.

She was President of Daughters of Utah Pioneers, President of The Salt Lake Council of Women, President of The Promised Valley Playhouse Guild and also loved the time she spent working at The Lion House Pantry as a hostess and the Beehive house as a tour guide. She loved serving people and the Lord.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 10, 2022 at the Val Verda Stake Center, 2651 South 500 West, Bountiful. A viewing will be held Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Russon Mortuary, 295 North Main, Bountiful, and Monday morning 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment will be at Memorial Lakeview Cemetery in Bountiful Utah.

Ila's Daughter-In-Law Marianne's gift will be discounted flowers to those who wish to send flowers. Please contact her at her floral shop Enchanted Cottage Floral at 801-268-8243.

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Sunday, October 9, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Russon Brothers Mortuary & Crematory - Bountiful

295 N. Main St., Bountiful, UT 84010

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Monday, October 10, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Mountain time)

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Monday, October 10, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

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