Gene Allan Tue
Gene Allan Tue, 63, rural Northwood, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at his home. A memorial service was held Friday, June 2, at Silver Lake Lutheran Church, Northwood, with Pastor Randy Baldwin officiating. Inurnment was held in Silver Lake Lutheran Cemetery.
Gene Allan Tue was born June 7, 1953 at Naeve Hospital, Albert Lea, Minn., the son of Roger Dale and Darlene L. (Larson) Tue. He attended school in Lake Mills and graduated from Lake Mills High School “Class of 1971”.
Gene worked at Sorensen Bros Construction INC for 28 years running heavy equipment, becoming a supervisor in 1984, then retired in 2011.
He played a lot of pool, where he made many friends. He traveled a lot and attended many rock concerts. He collected guns, model cars and tractors, and vinyl records. He enjoyed riding his Honda Goldwing, and wood working
He loved spending time with his friends and family, but mostly being with his grandchildren. He always took care of everyone else and not himself. He never lost his stubborn edge that just made him “Geno.”
Gene is survived by his mother, Darlene Tue, Albert Lea, Minn.; his two daughters: Rachel (Chris) Lawson, Houghton, Mich.; and Kristen (Fred) Allen, Albert Lea, Minn.; grandsons: Gavin, Ethan, Garrett and Evan Lawson; one sister, Diane (Russ) Michels, Ft. Collins, Colo.; nieces: Lisa (Scott) Stengaard and their son, Gabriel; and Melissa Emanuel, and her daughter Amelia; along with numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Gene was preceded in death by his father in 1992; his brother, Gary; and one stillborn son, John.