Dan McCartney

Date of Death: Jan 06, 2017
Dan McCartney

1964 - 2017

Dan W. McCartney, 52, of Waupun, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, January 6, 2017 with his family by his side.

Dan was born September 30, 1964 in Madison the son of Wendell and Bonnie Gibbs McCartney. Dan graduated from Madison schools. After graduation, he worked at many industrial companies. On July 19, 2003 he married Lisa Erdman-Bedker. Dan enjoyed camping, animals, loved tinkering with cars, and spending time with his family.

Dan is survived by his wife, Lisa McCartney of Waupun; seven children: Josh (Debbie) McCartney of Waupun, Aaron McCartney of Brandon, Eric McCartney (special friend Gabby) of Oshkosh, Brandon (Christine) McCartney of Waupun, Jason Bedker of Fond du Lac, Jessica (Jason) Donahue of Fond du Lac, and Caitlyn Bedker of Fond du Lac; eight grandchildren: Daniel, Nikolas, Jayden, Sarah, Finlee, Charlotte, Riley, and Macie; two sisters: Dawn (Louis) Carpentieri of Connecticut, and Gail (Dennis) Miller of McFarland; two brothers: James (Tracy) McCartney of Florida, and David McCartney of Sun Prairie; a very special mother-in-law, Gale Erdman of Beaver Dam; Julie and Kevin of Beaver Dam, and Susan and David of Tennessee; two dogs, Bear and Marley; and nieces nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Nancy McCartney.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.


Private burial services will be held at Forest Mound Cemetery.

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  1. Robbin Hinrichsen Says: January 7, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    To you and your entire family,
    My deepest sympathy to all of you for your
    Loss of Dan. I am thinking of you and hope that his wonderful and loving memories will get you through the darkest of times. My thoughts are with you, Robbin Hintichsen daughter of Jean Law( Tracy mcartneys sister and Jim’s sister in law).

  2. Layna + Matt Says: January 8, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    Dan was such a strong person he handled his illness with dignity. Be strong Lisa he is in your memories and heart forever. Sending thoughts and prayers. ~The Woodkes~

  3. Vicky Lee Says: January 10, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    Our deepest sympathies for your family David and Charlie Gilroy and Vicky lee

  4. Martin Buell Says: January 12, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    Marty Buell wants to send you his deepest love and condolences. He has so many memories of Dan that are still in his heart. His love to you all.

  5. Martin Buell Says: January 12, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    Marty Buell is sending his deepest love and condolences to you and your family. He has so many dear memories. His love to you.

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