Following high school graduation in 1948, Glen Raber enlisted in the United States Navy and was later called back to duty during the Korean War. Glen was stationed on the USS Frontier (AD25) and USS Lofberg (DD759). He was proud to serve his country and was honorably discharged in 1954. While on leave from the United States Navy and visiting friends in Madison, S.D., he met the love of his life Marlene Nordstrom, of Canova, S.D. Glen and Marlene were married June 12, 1955. After their marriage Glen attended General Beadle College (currently known as Dakota State College) in Madison, S.D., majoring in business. During these years, Glen and Marlene were blessed with three daughters: Roxanne, Janelle and Ingrid. They shared a wonderful marriage for 53 years.