McCarthy, Daniel John (Danny Mac)
Daniel John (Danny Mac) McCarthy, age 89 of Stevens Point, Wisconsin (formerly of Madison, WI) died on Friday, July 12, 2013, at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.
Memorial funeral services were held on Monday, July 15, 2013, at 6:00 P.M. at the Picha Funeral Home in Lake Delton, Wisconsin, with Pastor John Krebs officiating. Visitation was held at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
Danny was born June 5, 1924 in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Martin and Josephine (Geimer) McCarthy. Danny went to Madison East High School and after graduation served in WWII in the infantry. After he returned he owned the Shamrock Bar in Madison. He then worked several years in car dealership sales and spent many of them as Sales Manager of Courtesy Honda in Stevens Point.
Danny enjoyed many activities including golf, hunting, fishing and bowling. His great passions in later years were "trivia" and traveling to the casino. He was a faithful Packer and Badger Fan!
Danny is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughters, Mary Jo Brown, Kathy McCarthy (Pete Hickethier), Pat Schultz (Dave Schultz), Valerie Byers (fiancé, Ron Blanchard) and Bette McCarthy (fiancé, Dyack Swanson); stepdaughter, Terri (Mark) Wachowiak. He also leaves behind his dear sister, Kay Card; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great, great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Barbara Jean.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be made to First Weber Foundation in care of Pat Schultz, P.O. Box 539, Lake Delton, WI 53940. Donations will be used to support the Wisconsin Honor Flight for WWII Veteran's.
The Picha Funeral Home and Crematory of Lake Delton, Wisconsin assisted the family with arrangements. For On-Line condolences and information, go to www.pichafuneralhome.com.
Published in Stevens Point Journal on July 16, 2013