Obituaries

Ronald Bissett
B: 1955-09-10
D: 2017-08-17
View Details
Bissett, Ronald
Dennis Ackley
B: 1946-11-07
D: 2017-08-16
View Details
Ackley , Dennis
Donald Heywood
B: 1992-07-12
D: 2017-08-14
View Details
Heywood , Donald
Robert Bradley
B: 1924-03-27
D: 2017-08-10
View Details
Bradley , Robert
Alano Jones
B: 2017-08-08
D: 2017-08-08
View Details
Jones, Alano
Audrey Howard
B: 1949-09-25
D: 2017-08-07
View Details
Howard, Audrey
Sidney Wright
B: 1919-02-18
D: 2017-07-31
View Details
Wright , Sidney
Verlena Cobbins
B: 1930-06-17
D: 2017-07-31
View Details
Cobbins , Verlena
Mary Wood
B: 1932-10-10
D: 2017-07-30
View Details
Wood, Mary
Larine Walstead
B: 1961-01-20
D: 2017-07-30
View Details
Walstead, Larine
Thomas Bliler
B: 1942-09-30
D: 2017-07-28
View Details
Bliler, Thomas
Violet Carlsen
B: 1921-01-17
D: 2017-07-27
View Details
Carlsen, Violet
Archie Lafayette
B: 1927-08-26
D: 2017-07-27
View Details
Lafayette, Archie
Robert Bostwick
B: 1931-01-30
D: 2017-07-25
View Details
Bostwick, Robert
Richard Bowen
B: 1941-07-17
D: 2017-07-23
View Details
Bowen , Richard
Mary Belson
B: 1933-04-18
D: 2017-07-22
View Details
Belson, Mary
Judith Cotton
B: 1949-10-08
D: 2017-07-21
View Details
Cotton, Judith
James Schaffer
B: 1942-05-14
D: 2017-07-20
View Details
Schaffer , James
Elonda Richards
B: 1966-12-27
D: 2017-07-19
View Details
Richards, Elonda
Charles Reinitz
B: 1985-02-10
D: 2017-07-17
View Details
Reinitz, Charles
Helen Kenney
B: 1934-08-07
D: 2017-07-16
View Details
Kenney , Helen

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
375 W. Dickman Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Phone: (269)788-9800
Fax: (269)788-3125
Violet Carlsen
Memorial Candle Tribute From
Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
"We are pleased to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
View full message >>>

Obituary for Violet Carlsen

Violet Pearl Carlsen, 96, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. She was born on January 17, 1921, the daughter of Raymond McCreary and Louella (Burket) McCreary.
Violet was a former member of the American Business Women's Association. She was also a former member of the Oakland Medical Assistants and Priscilla Circle Woman's Group. Violet retired after 21 years with the Alkapa Child Care Company. She was a chapter member of the Atonement Presbyterian Church and was active in the USO.
Violet is survived by her two Sons, Jack (Cheryl) Carlsen of Battle Creek, MI, Richard (Judy) Carlsen of Traverse City, MI; three Grandchildren, Rick Carlsen, Valerie Johnson, and Jay (Melody) Carlsen; 6 great-grandchildren, Cate Carlsen, Peter Carlsen, Laura Johnson, James Johnson, Jacob (Ellie) Carlsen, Jessica Carlsen and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Florence Cool and Evelyn Bertram, twin brothers, Jordan and Henry Burket, husband, Richard E. Carlsen, and great-grandson, Bobby Carlsen.
Violet loved life and being with people. She had a passion for writing. In her younger years she enjoyed archery, all types of dancing, boating, and traveling whenever she had the chance. She had her brown belt in Judo and in her later years highly enjoyed arts and crafts. She also enjoyed the Rock-A-Thon to raise money for Alzheimer's disease and other types of Dementia at the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. Violet was very active in her church home and strong in her beliefs. She will be deeply missed by all those she left behind.
A celebration of her life will be held at the Calhoun County Medical Care Facility, 1150 East Michigan Ave, on Sunday, July 30, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Interment will take place in the Ottawa Park Cemetery, 6180 Dixie Hwy, Village of Clarkston.
Order Flowers

Life Story for Violet Carlsen

Memorials may be made to: Calhoun County Medical Care Facility or the Arthritis Foundation.

Recently Shared Condolences

Recently Shared Stories

Recently Shared Photos