Kenneth F. Cue 94 of Fort Dodge died January 11, 2015 at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge. Masonic Services and Funeral Services with Rev. Ron Kitterman officiating, will be held Friday, January 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at the Friendship Haven Celebration Room. Visitation will be Friday 9:00 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in North Lawn Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the United States Navy and the Fort Dodge V.F.W.
Kenneth Floyd Cue was born December 25, 1920 in Dow City, Iowa to Lester and Helen (Rule) Cue. He graduated from Dow City High School and attended Morehead State College in Morehead, Kentucky. Kenneth served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was united in marriage to Jennie Olivine Hayes on June 23, 1946 in Rockwell City, Iowa. He worked for Bell Telephone for two years and then worked for Illinois Central Railroad until his retirement in 1980. Kenneth was known as the neighborhood handyman, always helping neighbors with their “fix it” projects. He enjoyed golfing with his friends affectionately known as the “ROMEO” group (Retired Old Men Eating Out). Kenneth loved traveling and visiting his children and grandchildren. He was a member of First United Methodist Church where he helped provide transportation to and from church and volunteered at the Lords Cupboard. He was a life member of the Masonic Lodge, the V.F.W. and American Legion.
He is survived by his wife Olivine of Fort Dodge, two sons, Charles (Karen) Cue of Windham, New Hampshire, and Steven (Kathy) Cue of Owensboro, Kentucky, four grandchildren; Stephanie (James) Plutnicki, Bryan (Jessica) Cue, Cheryl Cue, and Chris (Kathy) Cue, three great grandchildren, Alex, Matthew, and Connor. Ken is also survived by two brothers, Glenn and Richard and one sister Marian Gibson. He was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Keith, sister Fern Jensen, and grandson Bradley Michael Cue.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Friendship Haven or Iowa Hospice.
Historic Bruce Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed to www.brucesfuneralhome.com.