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NEVADA, IA - Kenneth J. Cupps, 64, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2006 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, IA.

Kenneth was born December 5, 1941 in Dubuque, IA. He was a graduate of Loras College, receiving his BA in 1964 and his MA in 1995. On August 10, 1968 he was united in marriage to Jean Dupont in Dubuque.

Throughout the years he was an auto technician, photographer, but most of all, a teacher. As a final way of teaching, he has donated his body to the University of Iowa Medical School.

Survivors include his wife, Jean, of Nevada; two sons, Edward and Daniel, both of Ames; two daughters, Sara Jacobson of Bagley, and Kathleen Soseman of Nevada; five grandchildren; one brother, Gerald Cupps, and two sisters, Joan Neuses and Barbara Freund, all of Dubuque. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.

A mass intentioned for Kenneth will be held on Sunday, July 2nd at 12:00 p.m. at the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville, IA.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, IA.

Bacon Funeral Homes & Crematory, Nevada, IA, is in charge of arrangements.

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