Briggs obit photoMargaret “Peggy” Briggs March 17, 1938 – Aug. 13, 2016.  Cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister.  Peggy retired after 12 years as the state’s Popular Tourism Director – upon the passing of her father.  Peggy brought joy into the lives of everyone she knew.

Survived by husband Fred; sisters Charlotte and Lynda; sons, Kevin, Lee, Fred Jr. and his wife Jeab; daughter Shelley; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Preceded in death by brother Charles, father and mother.

Memorial Service with reception following at 10:00 am on Sat. Aug. 20, 2016 at Wyuka Funeral Home, 3600 “O” St., Lincoln. Memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Fund.  Condolences

12 Responses to Margaret L. Briggs

  1. Bob Sautter says:

    What a special lady…talented, creative, innovative…the best of the best.

  2. Cheryl Dahl says:

    Goodbye dear gentle, sweet friend. I’ll keep my eye on the Nebraska night sky knowing the brightest star shining will be you. Love, Cheryl

  3. Cheryl Dahl says:

    Good bye sweet and gentle friend. I’ll look for you in the Nebraska night sky. You’ll be the brightest star shining. Love, Cheryl

  4. John Mueller says:

    To all members of the Briggs family, Margaret “Peg” Briggs will always remain in our memories as a true and loyal friend. She will be greatly missed by all that new her. My condolences to Bud and family, my heart feels your pain, as I also loved Margaret “Peg” Briggs as my friend and will miss her dearly.

  5. Lori Anderson Drake says:

    Shelley – My condolences to you and your family on the passing of your mother.

  6. Helen Rollogas Tipton says:

    60 years ago Peggy graduated from Northeast High. and many
    others saw her as a sweet, perky and lovely girl. Now 60 yrs. later we know she became a woman of so many talents. mother, wife, grandmother and still the kind and perky woman of yesteryear. We, her classmates and friends will miss her too. May her family find peace and yet celebrate her wonderful life.

  7. Daniel Ross says:

    Dear Fred and Family, we are so sorry to learn about Peggy’s death. She was a special person who always had a smile for us. Wish we could be with you at this time, but we are grateful that we had one last time to visit with her (and you) at Hy Vee last September. Dan and Joan Ross.

  8. Judy McDowell says:

    What a wonderful and successful woman and such a good friend and mentor. I will always remember her beautiful smile and warm personality – rest now my friend.

  9. Don Wesely says:

    Peggy Briggs was a very good Tourism Director for the State of Nebraska and a wonderful person. It was a joy to work with her. Her passing is a great loss for her family, friends and Nebraska

  10. Todd Kirshenbaum says:

    The best possible boss I could have had and a great friend as well. Blessings to Bud and all the family.

  11. Norm Agena says:

    Sorry for your loss of Peggy. You have my deepest sympathy and my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Barb Mart says:

    Peggy was one of the most delightful and genuine people I have ever known. Deepest sympathy to her family. May your memories of happier times sustain and comfort you. She will be missed by all who knew her.

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