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Amy L. O'Connor

d. May 6, 2015

Amy L. O’Connor, 62, of Waupun went to be with her Lord on May 6th after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born January 2, 1953 in Madison, WI to Horace & Audrey Lansdowne. On August 26, 1972 she married her high school sweetheart Jerry O’Connor at Westwood Christian Church in Madison, WI. They shared their life together with their two lovely daughters Kelly & Shannon. Amy was enjoying recent years as being “Mamy” (Grandma) to her grandchildren Colin & Bridget. Amy was known for her strong faith and love for the Lord. Amy would frequently throughout her life, be sharing the Lords love with others. Amy’s smile and welcoming demeanor won the love and trust of many. Her engaging spirit & sense of humor will never be forgotten. A woman of faith, with a servant’s heart, Amy shaped many friends and family’s spiritual experience by her tireless Christian example. Amy ministered to many through numerous Church activities, Bible Studies and her 20 year Prison Ministry she shared with Jerry.

Survivors include her best friend/ husband of 42 years Jerry of Waupun, daughters Kelly (Jeff) Weber of Brownsville, WI and Shannon (Jason) Schraufnagel of Rozet, WY, her two grandchildren Colin & Bridget Weber of Brownsville, Special Friend, Linda Ellis of Madison, WI, her mother Audrey Lansdowne, siblings Susan Lansdowne, Jeff (Deb) Lansdowne, Nancy Bensheimer, Jeanne (Cary) Brooks, Debbie (Don) Fried & Rob (Cathy)Lansdowne. She is further survived by her mother-in-law Therese O’Connor, brother-in-laws Tom (Kathy) O’Connor, Jim (Susie) O’Connor, Dan (Verene) O’Connor, John (Kathy) O’Connor, Pat (Joan) O’Connor & Terry (Peggy) O’Connor.

In 2000 Amy was preceded in death by her father Horace Lansdowne and her father-in-law James B. O’Connor; and brother-in-law William Bensheimer in 2006.


Visitation will be held at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home, 201 East Jefferson St. Waupun, WI on Sunday from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.


A celebration of Amy’s life will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Edgewood Community Church, 201 Edgewood Drive, Waupun, WI. Lunch will follow.


The interment will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.

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