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Margaret Shoemaker

October 8, 1929 — September 22, 2021

Margaret L. Shoemaker,91, formerly of Neillsville, passed on from this earthly world to her eternal resting place on Wed, Sept. 22, 2021.


Margaret L. Bostwick was born to Lyle and Ione Bostwick of Greenwood, WI.  She loved to garden and play euchre.  She married Lyle Woodworth and they had on son, Joey.  They divorced and she married Alan Shoemaker in 1964. 


She was preceded in death by her parents, son, Joey, her sisters, Maude, Winnie and Mary and her brother, Art. 


Margaret is survived by a sister, Jeanette, 3 grandchildren, a step-daughter, Christy (Owen) Wade, step-grandchildren, Joshua (Jennifer) Wade, Becky (Adam) Jo Beyer and Matthew Wade.


Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville, WI.  Burial will follow visitation in the Alma Center Cemetery.


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Friday, October 1, 2021

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Gesche Funeral Home & Cremation Service

4 S Grand Ave, Neillsville, WI 54456

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