Sylvia Kathleen McMahon (Kemppainen)

ATLANTIC MINE — Sylvia Kathleen McMahon (Kemppainen), 82, peacefully died surrounded by loved ones.

She was born on March 27, 1937 and died on August 9, 2019. Sylvia was born in Detroit, to Rudolph and Helen Kemppainen. She grew up in Atlantic Mine.

Adored sister, Myrna Davis; and brothers, William Kemppainen and David Kemppainen.

Beloved wife of 37 years to the late John.

Loving mother of Heidi (David) Hiser, Holly (Douglas) Borlace, and Michele (Steven) Freier and the late Michael.

Cherished grandmother of Emily, Natalie, Olivia, Alexandra, Sydney, (Tim Gordinier), Britton, Addison, Erin, Alison, and Logan.

Memorial suggestions to the Leader Dogs for the Blind: Leader Dog for the Blind 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48037, with “In Memory of Sylvia McMahon” on the memo line.