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Glen Gene Rageth

March 28, 1949 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 72)


Glen Gene Rageth (72) of Eau Claire formerly of  Durand, WI died Thursday, February 10, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born March 28, 1949 in Arkansaw, WI; son of Dale and Ruby (Bignell) Rageth.

When Glen was young the family moved to Kansas. There he graduated from Paradise High School in 1967. Following high school, he joined the United States Army.

He moved back to Wisconsin in 1980 and lived in Menomonie, Durand, and Eau Claire.

He attended Stout in Menomonie from 1981 to 1986 and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. 

He worked as a postal carrier for the US Postal service for over thirty years. After retirement he got bored and worked at Sears automotive until it closed 2018.

 Glen enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, ATVing, country drives, Polka music, Westerns (Especially John Wayne), and sneaking food usually french fries to his furry grand-puppy Tinkerbell.

Survived by his children, Nick Rageth of  Lake Hallie, WI; Amanda Rageth of Eau Claire, WI; Jerod (Loretta) Rageth of Durand, WI; five granddaughters, Jessie, Katie, and Rachel Rageth (Nick), Alexis Crabtree (Amanda), and Tabby Rageth (Jerod); siblings, Marie (Douglas) Gavin, Irene (Dennis) Hatt, Betty (Charles) Gooden, Ed (Judy) Rageth,  Mary (Robert) Doody, David Rageth, Larry (Dorothy) Rageth, John Rageth, Dale “Slim” (Jennifer) Rageth; Nancy (Roger) Hammett and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Ruby (Bignell) Rageth; sisters, Doreen, Elaine Kay “Katie” Ramsey, Dorothy Litchfield,  and brother, Elmer Rageth.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Glen to any of the following;

Bob’s House for Dogs (Eleva, WI), ADRC of Eau Claire Meals on Wheels Program, or Sofa’s for Service, Inc.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Community of Christ Church  in Arkansaw, WI with Pastor Dan Richardson officiating.  Military Honors will follow the funeral service. Visitation will be Monday, February 28, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Goodrich Funeral Home in Durand, WI and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be at a later date in Porcupine Cemetery. To express on-line condolences, visit obituaries at


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February 28, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Goodrich Funeral Home
118 E. Madison Street
Durand, WI 54736

March 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Community of Christ Church (Arkansaw)

Funeral Service
March 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Community of Christ Church (Arkansaw)

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