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F. Michael McMahon, age 82, of Edina, Missouri, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at The Kirksville Manor in Kirksville, Missouri, with his loving family by his side. 

He was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on April 3, 1941, son of Bernard Richard and Mary Bashabe White McMahon. He was united in marriage to Jean Hamman on April 17, 1971, in Quincy, Illinois. 

Surviving are his wife Jean McMahon of Edina, MO, five children, Stacey Ann (Kenneth) Jett of Laddonia, MO, Stephanie Lynn (Mark) Gutwein of Dallas, TX, Sara Michelle (Daniel Wolski) McMahon of Scottsdale, AZ, Cheryl (Tommy) Hammond of Kansas City, MO, and Richard Joseph Michael (Elizabeth) McMahon of Pottstown, PA; one brother, Denny (Kathy) McMahon of Edina, MO, one sister Carol Ann Killday of Winchester, IL; five grandchildren, Samantha (Landon) Motley, Bobby Jett, Kayla Jett, Sydney Gutwein, Mia Gutwein; two step-grandchildren, Colton Hammond and Meghan Hammond; several nieces and nephews. 

Mike was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, Terrence Joseph “Terry” Killday. 

Mike graduated from Edina High School in 1959. He enlisted in the United States Air Force upon graduation and was soon after called home to manage the family farm, due to his father’s passing. He was engaged in farming and raising cattle all his life west of Edina, along with his younger brother Denny. Mike’s pride and joy were his children, and he was an active participant in their sporting activities; he never missed a game if he could help it. Even after a long day in the fields or with cattle, Mike always found the time and energy to practice softball, baseball, and basketball, one on one, with his kids. The perpetual jokester, he loved teasing and playing pranks anywhere unsuspecting targets were found. Mike, along with Jean, instilled a dedicated work ethic in their family, whether it was raising chickens, maintaining a full garden, or participating in a variety of school and community activities. When he did get some downtime, you could find him at home, resting with a western book in his hand (and maybe a cold beer). Mike enjoyed watching professional football and the St. Louis Cardinals. He also enjoyed coffee with friends at the sale barn and coffee shop. Mike was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. 

Father Boniface Kasiita, Father Walter Kispotta and Deacon Ken Berry officiated the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, February 3, 2024, in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Edina, MO. Music was provided by The Clark Family. 

Visitation and Prayer service were held Friday, February 2, 2024, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, Edina, MO. 

Casket bearers were Ronnie Peterson, Tom Gibbons, Daniel McMahon, Bobby Jett, Jeremy Schrage, and Scottie Arndt. Honorary bearers were grandchildren, niece, nephews, great nieces, and nephews. 

Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Joseph’s Knights of Columbus and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.