1958-2012

Daryl Dean Raisch, 53, of Glidden, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden with Pastor Steve Ransom of United Methodist Church in Grand Junction officiating.  Visitation will be at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home from 1:30 p.m. Saturday until the time of service. Online condolences may be left at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com

Born June 30, 1958, at Hampton, Iowa, he was a son of Donald and Maxine (Benning) Raisch.  He grew up in Carroll and Glidden and graduated from Glidden-Ralston High School in 1977.  He attended DMACC in Des Moines and earned a degree in diesel mechanics.  Following college he moved to San Antonio, Texas, and worked as a heavy-equipment mechanic.  He then moved to Tampa, Fla., and worked for Sims Crane and Equipment for 19 years.   He married Julie Burdine on Aug. 10, 1998, at Dade City, Fla.  Following Daryl’s retirement the couple moved back to Glidden.  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Glidden.  Daryl built and flew model airplanes and was a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics.  He also enjoyed photography and playing with his dog Missie.

Surviving are his wife Julie of Glidden; his father Donald Raisch; three daughters: Mandy Frazier of Glidden, Christena Kramer of Poinciana, Fla., and Laura Kramer of China; a grandson Trevor McDonald of Glidden; his mother- and father-in-law Ron and Jane Burdine of Glidden; two brothers: Norlyn Raisch and his wife Cindy of Lincoln, Neb., and Brian Raisch of Des Moines; two sisters Dalieth Johnston and her husband Larry of Grand Junction, and Alanna Husar and her husband Mike of Grand Junction; three brothers-in-law:  Rick Burdine and his wife Tami of Glidden, Reed Burdine and his wife Michelle of Louisburg, Kan., and Nicholas Burdine and his wife Megan of Polk City; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  

Daryl was preceded in death by his mother Maxine, a sister Lynette in infancy, and a daughter in infancy.