Michael Morse Mann, 67, of Brookings, passed away on Aug. 25, 2019 in Brookings. Memorial services will be held at the Chetco Grange Hall in Harbor, Oregon on Sept. 20 at 4pm.
Michael was born in Crescent City, California to Milo and Verna Mann on Sept. 21, 1951. He grew up in Brookings and attended school at Kalmiopsis, Azalea Middle School, and graduated from Brookings-Harbor High School in 1970. In January of 1971 he was drafted into the United States Army. He served 3 years, one of which was in Vietnam as a Helicopter Mechanic. In late 1973 he received an Honorable Discharge and several medals, one of which was a Marksmanship Award. He was a proud Native American Veteran.
Out of the Military he joined his father in the timber industry. He worked as a chaser and choker setter. He married in 1977 and fathered two children. Later in life, he worked as a truck driver both long haul and log truck driver. As a hobby he rode and worked on motorcycles. He loved to drive and ride in the surrounding mountains. He had a wealth of knowledge of our beautiful local area, Native history and mountain geography. He was a loving father, a friend to all and willing to help all who were in need. He was a long time member of the local Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Michael was preceded in death by his mother or father.
Michael is survived by his two children Mark and Misty, brother Milo, sisters Margaret and Marilyn and grandchildren Cody, Kaylee, Emily, Grace, Paige and Owen.