Glendon Roderick Matheson was born April 23, 1939 in rural Rake; son of Carl and Bernice (Halvorson) Matheson. He grew up in Rake and graduated from Rake High School in 1957. Following high school, he drove a gravel truck and ran a bulldozer.
Glendon then worked for the County Highway Department for 38 years. He also farmed hogs, cattle and grain for 27 years.
On February 2, 1992 he was united in marriage to Judy Legried in Minneapolis, MN.
He enjoyed spending time on the farm, fishing, and morning and afternoon coffee groups. In retirement, Glendon enjoyed his weekly visits to Diamond Jo's Casino. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Rake.
Glendon died Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City. He was 82.
He is survived by his step-son, Brian (Tonia Denzer) Legried of Omaha, NE; step-daughter, Beth (Randy) Risius of Buffalo Center; step-grandson, Erik Legried; step-granddaughter, Sarah Legried; brother, Steve (Joyce) Matheson of Mound, MN; two nieces, Jodi and Tara; a nephew, Craig; and many cousins.
Preceding him in death are his wife, Judith; and parents.