Arleene A. Cushman

April 12, 1929 — Sept. 7, 2014

Arleene A. Cushman, 85, of Dousman, formerly of Tarpon Springs, Fla., and Beloit, died peacefully on Sept. 7, 2014. Arleene was born on April 12, 1929, in Spring Green, to John and Helen Riberich.

She was the beloved wife of the late Neal Cushman.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Cefford Riberich; sister-in-law, Jean Riberich; and her brother-in-law, David Emery. Arleene will be dearly missed by her daughters, Janet of Carlsbad, Calif., and Laura (Robert) Miller of Oconomowoc; grandsons, Lucas, Nicholas (Heidi) and Mark, all of Oconomowoc; and great-grandchildren, Sydney, Addyson and Colton. Arleene is further survived by nephews Bill (Carole) Riberich of La Crosse, Bob (Jan) Riberich of Reedsburg, Brian (MaryAnn) Riberich of Loganville and Bart (Donna) Riberich of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; nieces Barb (Tim) Boland of Seneca, Nancy (Ed) Barczak of Appleton and Lorraine (Kurt) Casson of Baraboo; and sister-inlaw Harriet Emery of Baraboo.

An avid golfer and music lover, Arleene found so many ways to enjoy life.

Her ability to share that joy with others will be missed.

The visitation for Arleene will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the 3:00 p.m.

memorial service at Ewald Chapel at Three Pillars, 375 Highway 67, Dousman (please enter from Highway 67). The Rev. Terese Leonhart will officiate.

If desired, memorials in Arleene’s name may be made to Three Pillars Senior Living Communities. Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit online at