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Sharon Lee Ragsdale, 72 of Springfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Thursday, August 31.

She worked for Combined Insurance for 20 years before retiring in 2007. Sharon enjoyed leisure travel and spending time with family and friends.  

Sharon leaves behind Gene Hagemeier of the home; one brother, Frank Masterman; four children, Chad Craig, Tina Bowman, Nina Wilhelm, and Adrienne Moore; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Walnut Lawn Funeral Home has been entrusted with the final arrangements.