Barbara Ann (Wortman) Bishop
December 27, 1939 – June 10, 2022
Barbara Ann (Wortman) Bishop, age 82, passed away on June 10, 2022, surrounded by family. Barb was born on December 27, 1939, in Omaha Nebraska. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ann and Earl Wortman; brother, Robert Wortman; infant son, Gavin, and infant daughter, Ann Marie, and infant Baby Bishop.
Barb graduated from Holy Name School in 1957 and was married to Daniel J Bishop through 1975. She obtained degrees in fine arts, psychology, and a master’s in social work from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She worked as a social worker and taught watercolor painting at Metro Community College. She was active in Omaha art shows and proudly displayed her paintings at Lauritzen Gardens, Hospitals, La Casa and other places around Omaha. She was a talented and passionate painter, avid gardener, active in book clubs and enjoyed travelling. She was proud of the talents of all her grandchildren.
She is survived by son, Colin Bishop (Tammi); son, Kerry Bishop (Brenda); daughter, Megan Bishop; daughter, Erin Bishop-Murray (Rudy); son, Ryan Bishop (Melissa); 13 grandchildren: Connor, Brogan, Lauren (Caden), Costen, Gannon, Aidan, Moya, Rylan, Caitlin, Bevan, Grace, Drew, and Carson; brother, Gene Wortman (Linda) and sister, Rita Johnson (Tom); and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
VISITATION: Thursday, June 16th from 10am to 11:30am at the West Center Chapel, followed by CELEBRATION OF LIFE at 11:30am. To view a live broadcast of the Celebration of Life, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button on the home page.