MITCHELL – Walter Hulet Rager, 89, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his residence.
Born August 23, 1930, in Monroe County, he was the son of Walter H. and Hazel E. (Rodgers) Rager, Sr. He married Wanda Jean Cauble April 26, 1952.
Walter drove school bus #18 for 32 years for the Mitchell Community Schools. He was also a farmer, and retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers. Walter was a 50+ year member of the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F&AM and Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis. He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1949.
He enjoyed his dogs, shooting clay pigeons, and being at home on the farm.
Wanda Rager of Mitchell
Monte (Pat Atkinson) Rager of Orleans
Delores “Sissy” Jolley of Mitchell
Kim (Scott) Ferguson of Mitchell
Meghann, Mia, Lauren, Kenia, Mackenzie, and Aften
ten great grandchildren
His parents; son-in-law, Jeff Jolley; and siblings, Wanda Murphy and Robert Rager preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 24, at Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Dwight Dunbar officiating.
The family will receive friends after 11:00 a.m. on Sunday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
Memorial Gifts: White River Humane Society