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Amanda Setz

Female 1898 - 2003  (105 years)


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  • Name Amanda Setz 
    Born 9 Jun 1898  Waterloo, Jefferson Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Sep 2003  Nazareth House Nursing Home, Stoughton, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Sep 2003  Sacred Hearts Cemetery, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23474  CB_9_7_2017
    Last Modified 7 May 2009 

    Father Louis Setz,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Anna Herman,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F7935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family E. P. McMahon,   d. 11 Nov 1969 
    Married 2 Apr 1923 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2003 
    Family ID F7447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:
      McMahon, Amanda (Setz)

      SUN PRAIRIE/STOUGHTON - Amanda (Setz) McMahon, age 105, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2003, at the Nazareth House, Stoughton. She was born on June 9, 1898, at the "Island" in Waterloo, Wis., the daughter of Louis and Anna (Herman) Setz.

      Amanda was employed with the telephone company in Columbus, Wis., prior to her marriage to E.P. McMahon. They were united in marriage on April 2, 1923.

      Amanda and "Mac" had two sons, James and John. They lived most of their married lives in Sun Prairie. "Mac" preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 1969. Her husband, sons, and grandchildren were the most important factors in Amanda's life.

      She is survived by her sons, Jim and Jack (Nancy); a sister, Esther Granberg; grandchildren, Michael, Allen, Patrick, Amanda Shipp, Michelle (Kevin) Koessl, Daniel (Jeane) and Catherine Jesperson; great-grandchildren, Tiffany, Kelly, Katy, Jackie and Sean McMahon, John and Jason Shipp and Kodiak Koessl; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

      Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Audrey; brothers, William Setz, Lester Setz, Eugene Setz, and Monroe "Bud" Setz; and sisters, Lillian Groening, Lucille Cain, Alma Witas and Doris Jurkowski.

      Private graveside services were held on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at Sacred Hearts Cemetery, Sun Prairie, with the Rev. Bart Timmerman of Sacred Hearts Catholic Church officiating.