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Richard "Dick" Cushman

July 19, 1940 July 28, 2022
Richard "Dick" Cushman
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Obituary for Richard "Dick" Cushman

Richard V. “Dick” Cushman, age 82, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Dick was born on July 19, 1940 in Columbus, Kansas, a son of Floyd and Norva (Haskins) Cushman. He married Loretta O’Connor Cushman on September 15, 2001 in Chicago, IL. She survives. Also surviving are his siblings Marlene (Roy, dcd) Marts of Chanute, KS, Terri Stayton of Greenwood, MO, Dave (Thana) Cushman, Val (Jim) Engstrom and Steve (Kelli) Cushman all of Chanute, KS, sister-in-law, Marilyn Cushman, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Ronnie (Edwina) Cushman, Lois (Chuck) Boles, Jim (Wanda) Cushman and Ken Cushman.

Dick proudly served in the US National Guard. He was a certified radiologist technician and was the Administrative Director of Radiology at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Chicago for 19 years, retiring in 2007. He was a Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree Spalding Council #427 and 4th Degree Spalding Assembly # 206 and a K of C Honor Guard. He also actively participated in the LMC, Lay Missionary of Charity.

Dick and Loretta were members of St. Philomena Catholic Church, where Loretta is still active in the parish.

A Funeral Mass will be 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at St. Philomena Church, with a one hour prior visitation. Fr. David Richardson will officiate and burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kickapoo, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for Masses in Dick’s name for the souls in Purgatory.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

2

Aug

9:00 AM 8/2/2022 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 8/2/2022 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

2

Aug

10:00 AM 8/2/2022 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Patrick Cemetery-Kickapoo Final Resting Place

1
Kickapoo, IL 61528

1 Kickapoo 61528 IL
United States
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