The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 19, 2013

Charles R. "Charlie" McMahon

The Clinton Herald

---- — Charles R. “Charlie” McMahon

Oct. 25, 1927 - Dec. 17, 2013

CLINTON — Charles R. “Charlie” McMahon, age 86, of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center North. In following his wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Pape Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will begin at 5:00 p.m.

Charlie was born in Clinton on October 25, 1927, the son of Charles J. and Lena (Otten) McMahon. He was educated in the Clinton Schools. He had been employed with Pillsbury, Lord Baltimore Press and retired from International Paper. He enjoyed visiting with friends and family, going to the casino and following the Cubs and Bears.

Charlie is survived by three sons, Michael (Nancy) McMahon of Iron Mountain, MI, John (Barbara) McMahon of Milwaukee and Robert McMahon of Clinton; two daughters, Kathy McMahon-Lantz of Clinton and Jean (Steve) Wilkens of Marshalltown, IA; ten grandchildren, Nichole, Matthew, John Jr, Randy, Joe, Ashley, Kristin, Jessica, Eric and Katelyn; five great grandchildren, Emma, Ethan, Noah, Beaudin and Claire and three sisters, Ruth Luckritz of Clinton, Dolores Snyder of Fulton and June Orsi of Clinton. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Patrick; a son-in-law, Daniel Lantz; a daughter-in-law, Rhonda McMahon and his brother, James. Online condolences may be left at

Death date: Dec. 17, 2013