"Rest in Peace Maggie"
Margaret Anne Beacom, 81, of Jackson, Nebraska passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at Regency Square Care Center in South Sioux City.
Funeral Services will be at 10:30 Saturday, December 22, 2018 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Jackson. Visitation will begin at
5:00 Friday, December 21st, with a prayer service at 7:00 at the Church. Burial will be in St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Jackson. Mohr Funeral Home of South Sioux City is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret was born July 9 , 1937 in Emerson, Nebraska, the daughter of Anthony and Ida (Van Lent) Temple. She grew up in the Emerson area, graduating from Sacred Heart High School. Maggie continued her education at Wayne State College and received a
degree in teaching. She married Darrell Beacom October 25, 1958. Together they made their home in the Waterbury and Willis, Nebraska area. They were blessed with four children. Over the years, Maggie worked as a bookkeeper, waitress, and sold Avon for
over 47 years. She was Darrell's primary caregiver for 17 years until his passing on January 24 , 1992.
She was a very active member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Altar Society. In 2004 she was named Woman of the Year by the Rural Northeast Deanery Council of Catholic Women. Maggie was also a member of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed her
flower gardens, working in the yard, attending all her children and grandchildren's sporting events, selling Avon, visiting and laughing with everyone she met.
She is survived by four children, Connie Block of Ponca, NE, Craig (Tina) Beacom of Waterbury, NE, Lisa (Mike) Carlson of Ponca, NE, and Todd (Lisa) Beacom of Papillion, NE; 15 grandchildren; a sister, Lois Ford of Denver, CO; and special caregiver, Jeff Beckner of Ponca, NE.
Maggie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Darrell; and three brothers, Cletus, Larry, and David.
"Rest in Peace Maggie"
"Aunt Maggie, what a wonderful spirit you were. You will truly be missed. You were always there for everyone with a smile on your face and some laughter to keep life light. Love you and will miss you. Prayers to all you cousins, I'll be there in spirit. God Bless, Marisa"
"So very sorry Todd & Lisa. Sincere sympathy and prayers for you all. Keep your memories close to your heart ?? "
"Lisa so very sorry for your loss. My mom left us on the 15th. There will be some heavy celebrating in Heaven. Orayers"
"Dear Aunt Maggie, To my special Godmother, you will always hold a special place in my heart. Fun times to always remember. Always open arms to each of us. May God Bless your sweet soul. Love you forever and ever, Joleen"
"R,I.P. Maggie. My sympathy to the family. Maggie was such a cheerful and friendly person to everyone. "