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“Our deepest condolences at this time of heartache and sadness. Dave's memory will endure the test of time. His memory undoubtedly will be with me...Read More »
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“It was a better day when Dave showed up on your job site. He'd always be ready with a joke of the day. He made a tough job fun for a while. I miss...Read More »
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“JoAnn and family so sorry for your loss. He was a great man.Never a dull moment and always had a big hug. ”
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David D. Dushack, age 71, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born in Columbus on May 22, 1947 to Glen and Edith (Smyth) Dushack. He married JoAnn Manner on November 27, 1965 at Sacred Hearts Church.
David spent his years working as a truck driver. He was also a long-time bartender at Jerry's Bar in Madison. He enjoyed playing softball, collecting Allis Chalmers tractors, cursing, hunting, and playing cards with family and friends. He would give the shirt of his back to anyone who needed help. Family was very important to him.
He is survived by his wife JoAnn; 3 daughters, Dawn (Tommy) Galloway of Madison, Diane (Duane) Brandt of Appleton, and Deborah (Philip) Schumer of Chatham, IL; grandchildren Tawny and Trevor Galloway; Andrew, Zachary, Emily, and Natalie Brandt; Hayden and Nathaniel Schumer; brothers Richard (Dorothy), Gary (Janet), James, Monsignor Douglas, and Dennis; sisters Ruth Ann (Orville) Frank, Judy Volkmann, Linda Gladem, and Donna (Dan) Wells; mother-in-law Beverly Manner; brothers-in-law Kim (Kathleen) Manner, Roger (Joy) Manner and Ernest Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother Donald; sister Shirley Johnson; sisters-in-law Linda, Agnes and Brenda Dushack; brothers-in-law Russell Volkman and Ernest Manner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 2420 St. Albert Drive in Sun Prairie. Monsignor Douglas Dushack and Monsignor Donn Heiar will concelebrate. A visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus St., Sun Prairie and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church on Saturday. Interment will be at a later date. David's family would like to thank the doctors and nurses on 4 East at St. Mary's Hospital, especially Dr. Crowe for going above and beyond for making his last days comfortable.
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com