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Rest in Peace Maggie Pierce
April 12, 1968 - August 8, 2021
Maggie passed away on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Franciscan Healthcare in West Point, NE.

Margaret “Maggie” Pierce was born to Jim and Dianne Shoemaker on April 12, 1968 in O'Neill NE along with her triplet sisters Maureen and Mary. She was welcomed home by her older sister, JoEllen. She entered heaven on August 8, 2021 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point, NE. Maggie attended St. Mary's Catholic School and graduated in 1986. She earned degrees in Dental Assisting and Dental Lab Technology from Central Community College in Hastings in 1989. She married her husband Lynn on July 22, 1995, and together they had three children: Haley, Seth, and Jamie.

Throughout her life, Maggie worked full and part time as a dental lab technician and dental assistant. In 2003, she started Maggie's Memory Bears, and for 18 years she crafted memory bears to comfort those who had lost loved ones.

Maggie was a loving wife and the best mom. She was patient and kind and devoted to her family. Maggie loved to read to her babies. She championed her children's dreams and goals, always in attendance and preparing them for their various activities. Maggie was never too busy to take a phone call from friends or family. She was an active member of the church, school, and community.

Maggie is preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents; brothers Jimmy and George Shoemaker; Uncles Jerry Schaaf, Gene Shoemaker, Jack Reiman, Raymond Meusch, Jerry Moeller, and Roger Moeller; Aunt Joan Meusch; her father and mother-in-law Dean and Evelyn Pierce. She is survived by her husband Lynn and three children: Haley, Seth, and Jamie; parents Jim and Dianne Shoemaker of O'Neill; sisters JoEllen (John) Ackerboom, Maureen Shoemaker, and Mary Long all of Omaha; brother Chris (Sarah) Shoemaker of Thornton, CO; numerous nieces and nephews; and many great nieces and nephews.

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