February 13, 2012
Green Bay Press-Gazette .
Clayton "Duffy" Ragen
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Clayton "Duffy" Ragen, 78, Mill Center, died peacefully Tuesday
February 7, 2012, at his home, surrounded by his family. The son of
"Con" and Alvina (Whiting) Ragen was born November 5, 1933, in Oconto.
served his country in the U.S. Army, receiving his honorable discharge
On October 19, 1957, he married Dorothy Groh in Lena. The couple made
home and raised their family in Mill Center. Duff and Dorothy were
members of Peace Lutheran Church in Kunesh. He worked for Packerland
for 33 years until his "official" retirement, and continued driving
for Soulek Transportation and J & W Trucking until he
celebrated his 75th
Duff loved his family. He especially enjoyed the outdoors and spending
at his cottage on Crooked Lake.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; one son and two daughters, Daniel
(Barb) Ragen, Suamico, Robyn (Mark) Kallman, Howard, and Colleen (Adam)
Lindley, Green Bay; seven grandchildren, Cori Lynn Travers, D.J. and
Ragen, Markelle and Lucas Kallman, and Colton and Julia Lindley; one
brother, Elmer (Bev) Ragen, Little Suamico; five sisters, Lulaine
Beekman, Oconto, Linda Mehlberg, Oconto, Marlene Peetz (Wally
Lena, Gloria Holtger (Lyle Warner), Suamico, Violet (Arliss) Ausloos,
Spruce; a sister-in-law, Jean Ragen, Oconto, nieces and nephews, other
relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three infant sons and an
daughter; an infant grandson; two brothers, Robert and Norbert "Nubs"
a sister-in-law, Patricia Ragen; and three brothers-in-law, Peter
Allen Mehlberg, and Leo Holtger.
Friends may call at Peace Lutheran Church, 1954 Co. U, Green Bay
from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 15th. The Funeral Service
celebrated at 11:30 Wednesday at the church, Pastor Don Behrendt
The family would like to thank Heartland Hospice, Ruth Bloesl, RN, FNP
everyone at Green Bay Oncology, and all of their friends and family who
blessed them with their care and support.
Online Condolences may be expressed at www.marnochafuneralhome.com
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