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Judy Ragsdell

September 17, 1948 — December 4, 2017

On Monday, December 4, 2017 Judy Anne Ragsdell passed away surrounded by her family. She was 69.
Judy was born and raised in Watsonville, graduating from Watsonville High School, and attended classes at Cabrillo College. She was a devout Catholic who fully lived a lifetime of being a wonderful mother, grandmother, wife and friend to us all. She possessed an amazingly warm and open heart, and she always found the time for a kind word or an extremely thoughtful gift or card that she picked out just for you. She gave us the gift of her time, care and love.
She was preceded in death by her parents; Andy and Tillie Matus and brother, Drew Matus.
Judy is survived by her husband, Randy Ragsdell and children; Richelle Ragsdell, Brooke (Frederick) Remick, Katie (Raymond) Solorio. She is also survived by her sisters, Beverly DiBenedetti of Colorado, Patty Larkin of Oregon, Sandy Capps of Utah and half a dozen grandchildren.
Visitation services will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 3-9 PM with a recitation of the Rosary at 7 PM at Ave Maria Memorial Chapel, 609 Main St., Watsonville. Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 11:30 AM at Resurrection Church, 7600 Soquel Dr., Aptos. Reception to follow the Mass at Resurrection Church.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Santa Cruz County or Cindy's Celebrations: Gifts in Judy's name can be made to

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