Mary Margaret Wagner
Funeral Director Assistant
Mary Margaret graduated from Fairfield High School and St. Joseph Hospital in Ottumwa with a registered nursing degree. She worked as a public health nurse with the Des Moines County Public Health Department for over 20 years. Mary Margaret is on the board of directors at ADDS, she volunteers with Birthright, St. Vincent de Paul food pantry, and is a Master Gardener where she volunteers her talents by working on the Mary Garden and other garden areas at St. Johns Catholic Church. She is passionate about child safety. She is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and was in the first certification class in Iowa. She provides carseat checks and education for individuals and groups. Her support and involvement continue with child abuse prevention, parenting education and children injury prevention. Mary Margaret is a member of SS John and Paul parish where she is a lector, Eucharistic Minister, Health Ministries, takes communion to residents at Burlington Care Center, and is active with Garden Angels and Mary Garden. She enjoys time spent with her family, especially her grandsons high school and college music activities and her only granddaughter, Evie who was born in 2014. She loves spending time outside in her yard, gardening, baking, sharing cookies, brownies, and cheesecakes with her family and providing goodies for concerts at Starr's Cave Nature Center and various other events. She enjoys the arts, music, plays, going to continuing education, conferences, and workshops.