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Marie Emily Cue

September 9, 1924 — March 11, 2021

Marie Emily Cue

Marie Emily (Simons) Cue, 96, of Webster City passed away on March 11, 2021, at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, in Ft Dodge. Services will not be held due to our concern for your health. In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be left to the families discretion. The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home ( to care for their needs.

Marie was born on September 9, 1924 to Paul and Antoinette (Shaw) Simons of Fort Dodge. Attending country school through grade 8, Marie graduated from Dow City High School where she participated in orchestra, basketball, and cheerleading. She met her future husband when he tied her dress bow to her desk. Marie and Glenn Cue married at the Dow City Methodist Church on December 4, 1943. During WWII she served as a railroad telegrapher, viewing nearly non-stop troop trains. Following Glenn’s Naval service, the couple raised children Dennis, David, and Julie Ann.

Together the active couple enjoyed square dancing, cards, music, golf, family camping (Marie slept in the car) and grandchildren’s activities. Marie created beautiful needlework and delicious homemade pies – Glenn’s favorite dessert. While employed by Webster City Schools, she was honored with a high school yearbook dedication. A personalized depot museum bench was donated in appreciation of the couple’s community railroad sharing efforts. In retirement, Marie and Glenn were 30-year snowbirds to Florida, Texas and Arizona.

Survivors include: devoted husband Glenn of 77 years; daughter Julie Bock; grandchildren: Travis (Jackie), Tanya (Terry) and Aaron (Kelsey); great-grandchildren: David, Ryan, Kali, Kaden, Kierstyn, Konner, Kenahdi, Grace and Claire; great-great-grandchildren: Tatum and Luke; brother Norman (Evelyn); sisters-in-law: Marion and Sharon; Rita; two dozen nieces and nephews and many dear friends across the country and Canada. Very special thanks are extended to special friends Becky Hacker-Kluver, Jeff Kluver, Rodney Hilpipre, and June Weiss.

Preceding Marie to heaven were her parents and in-laws Lester and Helen; sons David and Dennis; son-in-law Rev. Greg; sister Paulyn (Wayne); brothers-in-law: Keith (Elaine), Kenneth (Olivine), Richard and Robert; sister-in-law Fern; and one nephew.
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