Agnes Raught

Obituary of Agnes Raught

Agnes Allen Raught was born Sept. 16, 1923, and died on Feb. 13, 2017, at the age of 93 after living a long, blessed life. She served in the Navy as a WAVE during World War II where she met her husband Howard while both worked in the Fleet Post Office in San Francisco. They enjoyed 50 years of marriage until Howard's death in 1996. Their son David preceded them in death in 1989.

Agnes loved to read, play cards, garden, and do crossword puzzles, was a prolific correspondent and worked as a volunteer wherever she lived. She liked to sing songs from her era and continued to amaze people with her memory of songs even in her last years. Her family was her dearest possession.

Family left behind include her daughter and son-in-law, Patti and Jamie Harkness; granddaughters and spouses, Kristie and John Roof, Angela and Lynn Githens, and Anita and Ronald Acosta. She was the great-grandmother of Joshua, Julia, Dylan, Kaleb, Holly, Megan, Amber, AJ, and Alec. She was the great-great grandmother of Nekaiya, Elijah, Noah, and Easton.

A memorial Mass will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. with luncheon following. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.