Jean L. Cushing

Jean L. Cushing

Jean L. Cushing, 85, of Rock Falls, died on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Rock River Home and Hospice.

Born April 30, 1933 in Morrison, she was a daughter of Harold William and Violet Ruby (Deadmond) Rippy.  She married Edward Eugene Cushing on December 21, 1951 in Dixon.  He passed away on April 5, 2017.

Jean loved her animals and enjoyed playing the piano and organ.  She also loved gardening, cooking and crocheting.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Nelda Hubbard of Sterling, Debra Cushing of Rock Falls and Edward Perry Cushing of Sterling; a brother Larry (Wanda) Rippy of Rock Falls; 8 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Terry, a sister and 3 brothers.

Cremation rites have been accorded and per her wishes there will be no services.

The family requests donations in her memory to be sent to Rock River Hospice and Home, 2706 Avenue E, Sterling, Illinois 61081.

McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls is honored to be serving the family.  To send condolences visit