We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Emogene Cushman

A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 13, 2014 for 85 year old Emogene Cushman of Chester, IL who died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.

Emogene was born October 19, 1928 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Stephen and Lena (Bessen) Grott. She married Elroy Cushman on February 14, 1953 and he preceded her in death on November 23, 1994.

Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Warhausen of Chester, IL. Two brothers, Kenneth Grott of St. Mary’s, GA and Dale Grott of Chester, IL. Two sisters, Patricia Shulte of Chester, IL and Bonnie Towers of Freeburg, IL. Two grandsons and one great grandson also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter and two brothers.

Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Thursday, June 12, 2014 and from 7:30am to 9:30am Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

A Funeral Mass for 85 year old Emogene Cushman will be held at 10am Friday, June 13, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik, Father Ben Stern and Deacon Al DuBois officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Children’s Tumor Foundation, the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or in the form of Masses.