Arabelle Cushman


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Posted Online: March 27, 2013, 6:56 pm
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Arabelle Rain Cushman, baby daughter of Charles C. Cushman IV and Melissa J. Voorhis, of Moline, passed away March 26, 2013, at Trinity Moline.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Memorials may be made to Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, LeClaire, nilmdts.org.
Surviving are her parents, Charles and Melissa, Moline; sisters, Acacia Snow and Ashlynd Skye, both of Moline; maternal grandparents, Edward and Debra Voorhis, East Moline; paternal grandparents, Charles and Jean Cushman, Geneseo; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was the most anticipated precious gift our family could ever have asked for.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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