Donald D. "Dan" Raichle

Date of Death: 12/16/2019

Donald D. “Dan” Raichle

December 18, 1952 – December 16, 2019

Donald D. “Dan” Raichle, 66, Duncansville, passed away unexpectedly Monday at UPMC Altoona.

Dan was born in Altoona, son of the late Sheldon and Mary Ann (Cukrzynski) Raichle.  On December 20, 1975, he married Janet L. Cawthern who preceded him in death on November 4, 2013.

He is survived by three daughters: Rachel M. Glasgow (Jason) of Altoona, Kathy M. Brua (Bob) of Newry and Danielle D. Raichle (fiancé Keith Leader) of Altoona; four brothers: William, Randy and Robert Raichle all of OK and Shelley Raichle of Altoona; two sisters: Susan Roebuck of Altoona and Michelle Criss of OK; five grandchildren: Jason, Grace and Alex Glasgow, Jacob and Emma Brua and a great-grandchild, Addison Glasgow.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Raichle.

Dan was a 1971 graduate of Altoona Area High School and was a US Air Force Veteran.  He retired as a machinist from Norfolk Southern.

He enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers, fishing and listening to music.

Friends will be received from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, Thursday, December 19, 2019 at E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 2309 Broad Ave. Altoona, PA 16601. A funeral Service will be held at 10 am, Friday, December 20, 2019 at the funeral home by Pastor George Sanders. Interment will be at Alto Reste Park Cemetery.

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