Rick A. Bushman

July 18, 1967 Feb. 7, 2010

Rick A. Bushman unexpectedly joined Jesus Christ, his savior, in heaven Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at the age of 42.

He is survived by his loving and beautiful wife of 19 years, Julie. He was the treasured father of Madeline; loving son of Elaine and the late Ronald Bushman; loving brother of Cheri (Roger) Kolbe and Randy (Kris) Bushman; brother-in-law of David (Linda) Huenink and Polly (Bob) Schellinger; and special uncle of Michael, Brian, Timothy, Bailey and Elizabeth. He is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Rick graduated from UWL in 1989 with a bachelor of arts in Spanish and from UWM in 1998 with a bachelor of science in nursing with honors. He was employed at ProHealth as a cardiac clinical nurse specialist for 10 years.

A circle of prayer will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Trieber Auditorium in Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave., Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been set up at M&I Bank in Sussex.

Schmidt & Bartelt NA.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Sussex is serving the family. For more information, call 246-4774 or visit online at