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October 17, 2019

10/1/2019 9:23:00 AM
Cushman, Alvin M.

Alvin M. Cushman, age 73, passed away on Saturday evening September 28, 2019 in the Town of Berry, Dane County, Wisconsin. He was born on March 28, 1946 in Platteville the son of Milton and Marjorie (Bourret) Cushman. Alvin was united in marriage to Christie Zimmerman on August 19, 1967 at the Livingston United Methodist Church in Livingston.
Alvin graduated from Iowa-Grant High School in 1964. He owned and operated the family farm while working as an auto glass specialist in Platteville. He and Christie moved to Indiana and he was employed with Tombstone Pizza. He worked very hard developing sales throughout the Midwest area along with the state of Texas. Alvin decided to return home and became the owner and operator of Platteville Auto glass until his retirement in 2000. Not being able to sit still, he went to work part time for Land's End of Dodgeville until retiring in 2013. Alvin had an awesome sense of humor and people enjoyed his company. He was devoted to his family and loved spending time with them. Alvin liked to go fishing, getting together with the fellas each morning for coffee at Ally Oop's, traveling, supporting the Wisconsin Badgers, gardening, and spending time with his cats. His wonderful spirit and dedication to family will forever be cherished.
Alvin is survived by his beloved wife; Christie Cushman of Livingston, two children; Valerie (Brian Ray) Wyss of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Douglas (Jody) Cushman of Shullsburg, four grandchildren; Kara (Joel Johnson) Robertson, Royce (Ashley Stormer) Wyss, Wyatt (Breanna Bolkema) Cook, Kindle Cook, and his extended grandchildren Robert Wyss and Brendan Kudronowicz, brother and sisters; Floyd (Connie) Cushman of Platteville, Janet (Jim) Peterson of Hazel Green, Jean (Gary) Cummins of Livingston, Daniel (Paula) Cushman of Platteville, brother and sister-in-laws; Milton (Rita) Zimmerman of Linden, Noreen Seehusen of Mechanicsville, IA, Clifford (Barb) Zimmerman of Lake Butler, FL, June (Bob) Bjortomt of Chatfield, MN, Siri Jinkins of Dodgeville, Gina Boyd of Platteville along with many special nieces and nephews.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents and great niece Kelsey Olson.
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday Oct. 3, 2019 at the Soman-Larson Funeral Home in Montfort with burial to follow in the Rock Church Cemetery rural Livingston. Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 2, 2019 at the Soman-Larson Funeral Home in Montfort and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at the funeral home on Thursday morning. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in loving memory of Alvin M. Cushman. Online condolences may be made at

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