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Wayne R. Bishop

May 26, 1944 - July 29, 2011

Burial Date August 3, 2011

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Bishop, Wayne R.
Age 67 of Burnsville, passed away on July 29, 2011 due to complications of surgery. He is preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his wife of 46 years, Diane; children, Chris and Derek (Angie); grandchildren, Kate, Ryan, Alex, Peyton and Adalyn; brother, Gordy (Mary). Wayne was a 1962 graduate of Rochester John Marshall High School. He then attended the U of MN Architectual School graduating with distinction, 1st in his class, in 1968. Wayne was honorably discharged from the US Navy as a Lt.jg, serving from October of 1970 to August of 1971. Wayne was the Vice President of Architecture and Design at Ellerbe Becket Associates, the 2nd largest firm in the U.S. Following that he was a Founding Partner and Director of Design at Walsh Bishop Associates. Later he was the Founding Partner and Visionary at Toucan Services, Peninsula Papagyo Development in Costa Rica. Finally Wayne was the Founding Partner, CEO and Visionary at VisionMaker. To this date, Wayne’s work continues to be studies as part of the course work at the U of MN School of Architecture. “A True Visionary”, that will be very much missed, but not forgotten. Memorial service Wednesday, August 3, 11:30 AM at Grace Lutheran Church, 7800 W. Co. Rd. 42, Apple Valley with a gathering of family and friends Tuesday, August 2, 4-7 PM at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 147th and Garrett Ave., Apple Valley and 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment Fort Snelling. Memorials preferred to MN Community Hospice, The Brain Injury Assoc. of MN or to the Grace Church.