She graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1962 with a small scholarship in elementary education to Northwest Missouri State College in Maryville, MO. Maggie started her career in banking, then moved to financial loans.
At the age of 21, she was honored when asked to enter the Miss Sedalia Pageant in Sedalia, MO where she lived for a short time. Maggie was employed as payroll clerk for several electrical companies in the Kansas City area. She has been a resident of Riverside, MO since 1967.
On December 19, 1973, she married John James Wedua. She retired in 1974 to be a stay-at-home Mother to their beautiful daughter Michelle. Maggie started her business, in her home, Mary Kay Cosmetics in 1984 and in 2019 after 35 years had to retire, her business due to health issues.
She was a dedicated daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and great aunt to her family, and friends were her life. Maggie loved being with her family, playing cards and relaxing on the beach with the white sand and emerald water. She wants to be remembered with the kind deeds she always tried to give to others.
She leaves behind a legacy of survivors including her loving husband Jim of the home, daughter Michelle (Steve) Hannawalt Roanoke, Texas; stepson James (Linda) Wedua, Chandler, AZ; two grandsons TJ and Tyler Hannawalt, three step granddaughters Karisa (Alex) Stover Wahoo, NE; Shelby Ragan San Angelo, TX; Lauren (Jesse) DeJong Mesa, AZ, 4 step great grandsons Ezra, Caden, Carson and Indigo. 2 step great granddaughters Lemon and Ruby, two nephews.
The family will receive friends Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Meyers Northland Chapel 401 Main Street Parkville, MO. A funeral service celebrating Maggie’s life will commence at 2pm. Graveside Service will be immediately following at East Slope Memorial Gardens Riverside, MO. Memories of Maggie and condolences to the family my be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.