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Marjorie Eichelberger

September 22, 1950 — June 23, 2022

Marjorie Eichelberger age 71 of Broken Bow, NE passed away June 23, 2022, at her home in Broken Bow, NE.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 11:00 am at Govier Brothers Chapel in Broken Bow, NE with Pastor Doug Saner officiating. Burial will follow in the Broken Bow Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. A visitation will be held on Monday, June 27th, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm with family greeting 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow. Govier Brothers Mortuary are in charge of arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at www.govierbrothers.com.

Margie was one of the most loving and generous people you could ever meet. She never would say no to anyone in need. She was "The Face of Shopko", as many people referred to her, due to her customer service and smile. She worked at Medicine Chest, Pamida and Shopko throughout the years. She enjoyed her job very much and always did anything she could to help. Margie was fiercely independent, brave, and determined. At a young age she lost her first husband with her two children but forged ahead on her own and focused on her family. For years, she decided to live with her children and chose to stay while her grandchildren were born. Nothing was more important to her than family. Years later though, she finally found her soulmate she had been waiting for. One summer visiting her sister in Nebraska, all it took was a few weeks and she decided it was time for her love story after all those years of waiting. She packed up and moved to Nebraska to be with Wayne. She had finally gotten her happily ever after. Little did she know the family would miss her so much they'd follow here right to Nebraska as well. She loved being with her brothers, sisters as well as her nieces and nephews and they were very important to her. She had a passion for gardening, fishing, and cooking. She was the holiday planner, organizer, and chef. She always wanted family to be together to make new memories. She was a gnome "connoisseur" as well, collecting numerous gnomes over the years. Margie and Wayne also collected Vaseline glass together and went on many road trips to find it.  Her positive attitude impacted many and made the world around her a better place. She was extremely proud of her children and grandchildren and told them every day. She was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

Marjorie is survived by husband Wayne Eichelberger of Broken Bow, daughter Tish (Kenny) Handley of Broken Bow, son Curtis Snelling of Broken Bow, stepson Greg Eichelberger of Broken Bow, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, siblings: Butch (Rose) Clepper of Myrtle Creek, OR, Patsy (Don) Williams of Glide, OR, Bonnie Finney of Roseberg, OR, Arleva “Fredie” Eichelberger of Wilcox, Teresa (Greg) Myers of Pahrump, NV, and Steve (Connie) Woods of Winchester, OR.

Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Ronnie Snelling, and mother-in-law Juanita Broyles.

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