In loving memory of

George M. Cusack
December 29, 1941 - September 8, 2022

George M. Cusack, 80, of rural Brimfield, passed away at 11:17 p.m., on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Country Comfort in Elmwood.
George was born December 29, 1941, in Peoria, to Paul E. and Helen I. (Hultquist) Cusack. He married Bonnie L. Jost on May 2, 1964, at the Bartonville Methodist Church. She preceded him in death on October 24, 2006. He then married Shirley Keithley. She survives.
He is also survived by three children, Kaethe (Patrick) Eberhart of Tampa, FL, Paul (Amanda) Cusack of Brimfield, IL, and Kelly (Scott) Sorenson of Antioch, IL; ten grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
George served in the U.S. Air Force for seven years. He received his PhD from Purdue University in Philosophy. He also taught Industrial Engineering at Mississippi State. He then worked as an Engineer Manager at Caterpillar where he retired from in 2003 after 30 years. He was a longtime member of the Mossville Methodist Church.
George was an avid reader and enjoyed fishing and taking care of his Double Tree Farms.
A funeral service will be held at 9:00 a.m., on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood. A visitation will be held the night before on Monday, September 12, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow the service at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Kickapoo.
Memorials may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Des Plaines, IL, 60018.
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Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.


Merry Meizelis wrote on Sep 12, 2022:

"George will be missed. He leaves a hole in our hearts but many fond memories? ON TO GLORY, George. Stan and Merry Meizelis"

Janet Edmonds wrote on Sep 12, 2022:

"My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family, May the family receive much comfort as you pour out your hearts to God in prayer along with the prayers of many others. Psalms 102:1"

sheila tenbrook wrote on Sep 11, 2022:

"Claris and I give heart felt prayers to all of George\'s family. George and I grew up togather and had fun doing many things. we were always getting in some sort of trouble. Especially when we would pick my Great Aunt Alice flowers. We thought they would be nice for our Mom,s. Rest in peace George!"

Martha Pillman Koll wrote on Sep 10, 2022:

"I?m so sorry to hear of George?s passing. George?s family and ours were close growing up. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of peace for the Cusack family.???"

Kara Doglio wrote on Sep 10, 2022:

"I?m sorry for your loss, Paul and family. I remember how often you talked about your dad. Hope you can find comfort in the legacy he left!"

Robert (Robin) Kendall wrote on Sep 10, 2022:

"George and I knew each other for about 70 years, he was a \"big brother\" of sorts - taught me how to play mumble-peg, shinney, chess and how to throw a football. I will remember you always, RIP my friend. Robert L. (Robin) Kendall"

Kathleen Elledge wrote on Sep 10, 2022:

"Paul, our prayers and sympathies are with you and the family. Don and Kathy Elledge "

Debbie Stroud wrote on Sep 10, 2022:

"Paul, Amanda and Cusack Family, Our deepest sympathy for your loss. You remain in our thoughts and prayers. Paul and Debbie Stroud"

Michael Northrup wrote on Sep 10, 2022:

"I am so sorry for your loss. I loved visiting with George and listening to his stories about my Grandfather Cusack. He will be missed. "