Howard Francis Bischoff, 68, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at his home in St. Peter’s.. Born Jan. 2, 1947, in Batesville, he was the son of the late Arthur “Pat” and Frances (Dugan) Bischoff. The 1964 Brookville High School graduate and U.S. Air Force veteran married Patti Flodder Nov. 27, 1982, in Oldenburg.. He was a farmer on his family farm and also retired from Batesville Casket Co. as an over-the-road truck driver. Howard was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church; St. Joseph American Legion Post 464, St. Leon; and the Franklin County Antique Machinery Club.. Howard is survived by his wife; children Justin (Melissa) Bischoff, Sarah Bischoff, Bradley (Amanda) Bischoff, Brandon (Nancy Narwold) Bischoff and Kim (Lyle) Nuhring. He will also be missed by his grandchildren Kelly, Brooke, Jordan, Thomas and Joel and great-granddaughter Ellie.. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son Patrick Bischoff, brother Harold Bischoff and sister Pat Dunbar.. Visitation will be Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 4-8 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church and Thursday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at the church. Burial will be in St. Peter's Church Cemetery with military honors. Memorials are suggested to cancer research in care of Meyers Funeral Home. Online condolences may be posted at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  September 14, 2015