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Pamela Ann (Berkland) Mahanna

Born: Thu., Jul. 15, 1965
Died: Sun., Dec. 7, 2014


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
Location: Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
Location: Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home

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Pamela Ann Mahanna of Kincheloe, Michigan passed away Sunday December 7, 2014 at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan surrounded by her family. Pamela was born July 15, 1965 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the daughter of Alfred and Evelyn Berkland.
Pam loved the outdoors and spent a lot of time camping with her family and friends. She also enjoyed canoe trips, kayaking, four wheeling and anything outdoors. Pam had an adventurous spirit and longed to live in the warmer climate of Florida and she did live there a couple times. Pam is a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians. In recent years, Pam sought our creator and turned to her Native American heritage and beliefs to help her through life. Pam joined in the effort to Keep Michigan Wolves Protected and got the most petition signatures in the state. She will be missed by many.
Pam is survived by her two sons Lucas (Angela) Mahanna and Alexander Mahanna. Granddaughter Ryan Nicole Laponsie and grandson Dennis James Mahanna. Brothers Robert Berkland and Leo Berkland. Sisters Karen Berkland and Brenda (Bruce) Lippponen. Nephews Nathan, Lance, Terry, Dan and Russ. Nieces Brandi and Heather. Great nephews Frankie, Tommy, Seth, Isaac and Atticus. Great nieces Leah, Autumn, Vera and Ella. Pam is also survived by several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends and her beloved dog, Aries.
Pam is predeceased by her parents Alfred and Evelyn Berkland. Grandparents Emil and Anna Berkland and Wilfred and Genevieve Aikens.
Visitation will be held 12 noon until 1:00pm Friday December 12, 2014 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home.  Services will be held 1:00pm Friday December 12, 2014 at Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Witte officiating.  Contributions in memory of Pam may be left with her family.  Online condolences may be left at www.clarkbaileynewhouse.com.

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Helen (Aikens) Smith
   Posted Fri December 12, 2014
Was saddened to hear of Pam's death. I have fond memories of her. May the family have comfort and peace knowing she lived to the fullest.

Chris and Steve Bernier
   Posted Sat December 13, 2014
God Bless you Pam, my friend. We will miss you dearly... Prayers to her family and friends... Chris and Steve Bernier

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