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“My sympathy to the family. You are in my prayers. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Connie (Fester) Green - Phoenix, AZ

“Very sorry to hear of Frank McCue's passing. My sincere condolences to Betty and their families. I have many fond memories of Frank and Betty. We...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Terry Otten - El Paso, TX

“We send our love and sympathy. Frank was the patriarch of a large, wonderful family. We know our McCue nieces and nephews always loved those family...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Connie and Larry Ellison - IL

“So sorry for the family a huge loss! ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Steve & Kathy Ufkin - Lyndon, IL

“I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. McCue. He was such a good and kind man. You are all in my prayers. God bless and give peace and comfort to you all. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Deb Dodson-Brockman - Morrison, IL

“We are sorry to hear the sad news. He was a great man, a kind man and a funny man. He was never without a smile. We send our love and prayers to...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jerry and Donna (Blodgett) Sucher - FL


Frank James McCue, 99 of Sterling died Tuesday July 23, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling.

He was born on March 13, 1920 in Sterling, the son of James Arthur and Mary Antoinette (Long) McCue. He married Elizabeth "Betty" Kelly on June 28, 1941 in Sterling. Frank was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling; the Knights of Columbus; the Sterling Family Moose; the Illinois Farm Bureau; and he had served on Drainage Ditch District for Hopkin Twp.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" McCue; his daughters Mary (Daryl) Reitz of Silvis, IL, Ann (Richard) Jefferies of Clarkston, MI and Marcia (P.Galen) Zerull of Rock Island, IL; his sons: James McCue (Penny Bielema) of Prophetstown, IL, William (Carolyn) McCue, Robert McCue and Joseph (Teresa) McCue all of Sterling, IL, John (Denise) McCue of Rock Falls, IL and Frank Jr (Julie) McCue of Hesperus, CO; his sister, Clara Ann Hughes of Dallas, Tx; his brother Arthur J. McCue of Waverly, IA; 29 granchildren; 37 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his infant son Joseph L. McCue; his daughter in law Merrilee McCue; his sisters: Marjorie Wolf and Dorothy Delohery.

Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday July 27, 2019 at 10:30 AM in St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling, with the Reverend James R. Keenan Celebrant officiating. Burial will conclude at Calvary Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements by McDonald Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials to St. Mary School in Sterling and to Newman Central Catholic High School.

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