Pamela Paczkowski, 47Pamela Joan Paczkowski, 47, Kensington, died at her home September 2, 2009 as the result of a heart attack.
Pamela Joan Paczkowski, 47, Kensington, died at her home September 2, 2009 as the result of a heart attack.
Pam was born February 20, 1962 in Fargo, North Dakota to Harold and Margaret (Verbout) Miller. She graduated from Moorhead High School in 1980 and continued her education at Moorhead State University and also at Alexandria Technical School, receiving her degree in sales and marketing.
She married Brad Paczkowski on October 22, 1986 in Moorhead. They moved to Minneapolis and raised three children, Andy, Erin and Leah. While living in Minneapolis, Pam worked for Bozell Jacobs Advertising Agency for about 10 years. Pam and her family moved to Alexandria and she worked for Cellular One for a short while and then at Pete’s County Market where she currently was the front-end manager.
Pam was an outgoing, very personable woman who was known to have a big laugh as well as having a big heart. Pam enjoyed life by fishing, camping, boating and snowmobiling. Pam’s children were always the most important part of her life. She loved spending time with them on camping trips, fishing, boating and playing video games. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son, Andy Paczkowski of Kensington; daughters, Erin and Leah Paczkowski, both of Kensington; mother, Margaret Miller of Moorhead; brothers, Rodney (Sheila) Miller of Eden Prairie, Ron (Chris) Miller of Plymouth; sister, Deborah (Mark) Anderson of Wadsworth, OH; nieces and nephews, Josh Miller, Cory Miller, Nathan Anderson, Brian Anderson and Laura Anderson; many aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harold Miller.
A funeral Mass for Pam was held Saturday, September 5 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. Interment was at Moorhead Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Casket bearers were Rod Miller, Ron Miller, Corey Miller, Josh Miller, Chase Paulson and Brian Frey.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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