Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review
Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana
27 March 1947
Albert Cushman, 74, died Wednesday night at 7 o'clock at his home in Veedersburg after suffering an acute heart attack. He had just returned from the grocery and fell to the floor of the kitchen upon entering the house. He was pronounced dead by Dr. Gilbert Himebaugh who was summoned. Mr. Cushman, familiarly known by his many friends as "Shorty" was born Sept 5 1872 in Stewartson, Ill the son of Franklin and Amanda Cushman. He was twice married, his first wife Mary Karney preceded him in death and his second wife, Dora Roark survives. He moved to Veedersburg in 1922 and was retired after having worked at the brick plant many years. Surviving besides the widow are 4 sons: Forrest and Alvah of Veedersburg and Clayton and Cecil of Watseka, Ill; five daughters, Mrs. Irene Fogle of Herrin, Ill; Mrs. Viola Rhuley of Evansville; and Mrs. Velma Peterson of Fresno, Calif; and Shirley and Zola at home; a brother, Earl of Los Angeles; a sister, Mrs. Dollie Trent also of Los Angeles and 14 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The body was removed to the Fishero Funeral Home with arrangements pending word from relatives living at a distance.
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