Sherry Ann Ramsdell

Sherry Ann Ramsdell, 76, longtime resident of Cosmopolis and former homemaker, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Harbor Regional Health in Aberdeen, Washington.

Sherry was born on May 7, 1947, in Dallas, Texas to Raymond and Esther (Hathaway) Boone. At the age of 5, Sherry and her family moved to Cosmopolis, Washington. She attended Cosi schools, and was proud to grow up in the small town. She graduated from J.M. Weatherwax High School in 1965. She later met Melvin Ramsdell, who was a childhood friend, growing up in the same neighborhood. They married on August 19, 1966, in Cosmopolis, Washington. The couple lived in Aberdeen for a short time, before purchasing their forever home in Cosmopolis (Brooklyn area). Sherry and Melvin had 2 children: son, Bryan, and daughter, Teresa. She was a stay at home mother caring for her children, husband, home, and farm, helping with all chores, but taking a special interest in caring for the animals. She raised cattle, sheep, horses, chickens, and her favorite type of pup, border collies. Lilly is her current furbaby and best friend. Sherry continued to care for her family and home until Melvin passed away on March 5, 2016.

Sherry was a lifetime member of Grays Harbor Coin Club, where she’s held various positions throughout the years such as secretary and historian.

Sherry took great pleasure in raising her children, and caring for her four-legged family members. She also enjoyed coin collecting with Melvin.

Sherry is survived by son, Bryan Ramsdell, of Cosmopolis, Washington; daughter, Teresa (Tim) Sorrell, of Cle Elum, Washington; and many other family and friends who she deeply cared for.

Sherry is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Melvin Ramsdell; and her parents, Raymond and Esther Boone.

Services are being scheduled and will be announced at a later time. If you wish to leave a memory or note of condolence for the family, please visit Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Twibell’s Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen, Washington.