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Karen Louise Mitchell Hakala

Karen Louise Mitchell Hakala was American real estate specialist.


  • Hakala, Karen Louise Mitchell was born on December 8, 1941 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Herod Maxson and Flora Belle (Barton) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, 1986.


    • Real estate specialist Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company, Ishpeming, Michigan, 1967-1999. Retired, 1999

      Mediator Marquette-Alger Resolution Services, since 2002.


    Member development committee Planned Parenthood Northern Michigan, Marquette, 1996—1999. Board directors Marquette Symphony Orchestra, 1998—2000, treasurer, 1999—2000. Planning commission City of Negaunee, since 2001, secretary, 2001—2002, 2005—2009.

    Trustee Negaunee Area Community Fund, 2006—2007. Member of League of Women Voters (board directors Marquette branch 2002-2006), American Association of University Women (public policy representative Marquette County chapter 1995-1999, president 1999—2001), Retired Senior Volunteer Program.


    • Married Paul Kenneth Hakala, June 24, 1959 (divorced November 1972). Children: Chris, Craig.
    • father: Herod Maxson Mitchell
    • mother: Flora Belle (Barton) Mitchell
    • spouse: Paul Kenneth Hakala
    • children: Chris Hakala
    • Craig Hakala
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    Born December 8, 1941
    (age 75)
    • 1986
      No. Michigan University
    • 1967 - 1999
      Real estate specialist, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company
      Ishpeming, Michigan, United States
    • 1999