Obituary: Wanda Marilyn Morris Ragan
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:00 AM
Wanda Marilyn Morris Ragan, 78, of Green River, WY formerly of Winnemucca, Nevada passed away Jan. 18, 2017 at the University of Utah Medical Center after a hard fought battle with Pulmonary Hypertension surrounded by family.
Wanda Marilyn Morris Ragan
Mom was born March 10, 1938 in Harlem, MT the 5th child and only daughter of Gail and Fay(Statelen) Morris. On Sept. 11, 1955 she married the Love of her Life James H. Ragan in Big Sandy, Montana. To this union 4 children were born. Mom always said her greatest accomplishment was her family. She loved us all dearly as we did her.
Mom is preceded in death by her husband of 48 yrs James H. Ragan in 2004, her parents Gail and Fay Morris, her grandparents, 3 brothers McKinley, Donald and Waldon Morris and a great grandson Jordan Tyrel Lane Ragan in 2003.
She is survived by her 4 children and their spouses James J. Ragan of Nevada, Floyce and Les Mord of Wyoming, Darren and Dawn Ragan of Nevada and Marilyn Ragan of Minnesota. 10 Grandchildren Joshua (Naomi) Ragan Tiffany (Brett) Maxwell, Jason (Raquel) Ragan , Jaime (Chrissy) Ragan, Marshall Mord(Melissa Nash), Jesse (Shannon) Ragan, Melissa Ragan, Jessica Ragan(Edward Nugent), DJ Ragan and Emily Bodin. 13 Great Grandchildren and several step great grandchildren. Her brother Richard L. Morris of Washington as well as many, many extended family and friends.
Mom was passionate about helping Disabled Veterans and did so for many yrs. We are requesting that Memorials be made in her name to Operation Second Chance(in Support of Combat Wounded, Injured and ILL Veterans) P.O. Box 1303 Red Lodge, MT 59068 which held a special place in her heart because of one of her Grandson’s who has benefited from their programs. Donating to this chapter guarantees all monies received benefit Montana Combat Veterans.
There will be a Celebration of Life in honor of Mom on June 10, 2017 1pm at the 5th Avenue Christian Church in Havre, MT Final resting place for Wanda Marilyn Morris Ragan and James Homer Ragan will be in Big Sandy, Montana with internment on June 11, 2017 at 1pm at the Big Sandy Cemetery.