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Paula Machan

    Paula Jo Machan, 70, Sturgis, Mich., died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at her residence.

    She was born October 23, 1943, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Paul E. and Rosamond E. (Bush) Pierson.

    Living most of her life in Sturgis, Mich., she was a homemaker.

    She first married Paul Cline.  He preceded her in death on December 13, 1965. She was married May 27, 1967, in Sturgis, Mich., to James Machan. He preceded her in death on June 26, 1999.

    Surviving are six daughters, Debbie Greensides, Bristol, Ind., Jane (Duane) Mauck, Bristol, Ind., Teresa (Leroy) Fish, Sturgis, Mich., Tina Smith (Jerry Farler), Burr Oak, Mich., Nicole Limpert (Jason Reist), Sturgis, Mich., and Angie (Rick) Buchanan, South Bend, Ind.; two sons, Jerry (Darlene) Cline, Burr Oak, Mich., and Paul (Jody) Cline Jr., Burr Oak, Mich.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers; and her companion, Allen Kasmauskis, Sturgis, Mich.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, one grandson, Dale Greensides Jr., a son-in-law, Dale Greensides, one great-granddaughter, Charlie Rae Deroshia, and one brother, Gary Pierson.

    Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes in Sturgis, Mich.

    Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, at Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes in Sturgis, Mich., with Retired Reverend Robert Keim officiating. 

    Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Sturgis, Mich.

     Memorials may be directed to Sturgis Hospital Specialty Clinic, 916 Myrtle St., Sturgis, MI 49091 or Hospice of Sturgis, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.hackmanfamily