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Judith Kay (Maag) Sleight

March 14, 1943 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 76)


     Judith Kay Sleight, age 76 of St. Johns, MI and formerly of Newberry, MI passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at her home.

     A private family gathering will take place at a later date.

     Judith was born in Lansing, MI on March 14, 1943 the daughter of Harold and Gertrude (Carr) Maag.  She was a graduate of Morrice High School.  Judith married Duane Sleight on July 14, 1997.

     Judith worked for the State of Michigan with MIOSHA.  She enjoyed gardening and sewing.  Judith loved watching the birds and bears when they lived in Newberry.  

     She is survived by her husband Duane Sleight of St. Johns, MI; son James and Angie Olney of Lansing, MI; 2 daughters: Debra and Dan Ridge of East Lansing, MI; Wendy and Scott Jones of St. Johns, MI; 3 step-daughters: Autumn Harnish of Grand Rapids, MI; Robin and John Bonter of Lyons, MI; Heather and Melinda Sleight of Charlotte, MI; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister Marion Goda of Haslett, MI; brother Ernest "Sam" and Joan Maag of Perry, MI; and sister Jean and Paul Schlicken of Morrice, MI.  Judith was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Karen Olney, 3 brothers: Harold Maag Jr., Charles Maag, and Richard Maag, and 3 sisters: Shirley Wood, Mary Miller, and Laura Watson.

     Memorials may be made to St. Labre Indian School.  Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

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