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Carolyn VanPatten

Carolyn Theresa "Carol" VanPatten (Baranski)

Sunday, December 24th, 1939 - Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

Carolyn Theresa VanPatten, 79, of Allegan, MI went to be with the Lord, Monday, September 2, 2019 at her home. Born December 24, 1939 in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Theresa (Koy) Baranski. On October 2, 1976 she married Donald VanPatten and enjoyed 40 years of marriage. Mrs. VanPatten had worked in Social Services for 10 years and then started the Swan Lake Store and Campground for 35 wonderful years which brought her great joy. She enjoyed puzzle books, lottery tickets, and shopping. Many knew her for her funny and unique facial expressions.

She is survived by her nine children, Gary Fuss, Terry and Dorothy Fuss, Lori and Tim Green, Lisa and Mitch Blackston, Robert Fuss, Terry and Michelle VanPatten, Dale and Dawn VanPatten, Debora Markins, David and Dianne VanPatten; several lovely grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. VanPatten is preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Button.

The family will receive friends and family at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 6pm-8pm for visitation. Additional visitation time will take place Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 11am-12pm, with the funeral service starting at 12pm. Memorial donations may be made in Carolyn’s name to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, MI 49010. Burial will take place at Lindsley Cemetery, Cheshire Township.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel
    Address
    528 Trowbridge Street
    Allegan, Michigan 49010
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Memorial donations may be made in Carol's name to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, MI 49010.
  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel
    Address
    528 Trowbridge Street
    Allegan, Michigan 49010
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Memorial donations may be made in Carol's name to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, MI 49010.
  • Service

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel
    Address
    528 Trowbridge Street
    Allegan, Michigan 49010
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Memorial donations may be made in Carol's name to Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn Street, Allegan, MI 49010.
  • Interment

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    When
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 1:30pm
    Location
    Lindsley Cemetery
    Address
    104th Avenue and 41st Street, M409 South to 108th
    Allegan, Michigan 49010
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Travis Tooker

Posted at 09:37am
Carol u will always have a place in my heart thank u 4 everything u Don and Rob done for me TravisT
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