Dorothy J. Buitendyk-Carr, 93

Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home 

In memoriam of Dorothy J. Buitendyke-Carr, 03/11/1921 - 02/19/2015 

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Dorothy J. Buitendyk-Carr, 93, of Stevensville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 at Napier Parkview Baptist Church in Benton Harbor. Visitation will take place immediately prior to the service from 9 a.m. to service time. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery in St. Joseph. 

Memorials in Dorothy's memory may be made to Napier Parkview Baptist Church. 

Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma is assisting the family. Those wishing to leave a message or share a memory with the family online may do so by clicking on the "Sign The Guestbook" link on the left. 

Dorothy was born March 11, 1921 in Oak Park, Illinois to George and Nellie (Sandy) McGregor. She moved to this area in 1957. Dorothy was a very active person. She was a volunteer at Lakeland Continuing Care Center in St. Joseph; she wrote several articles that were published in Billy Graham's Decision Magazine and also did lay ministry with Dr. Herb Atkinson. At Napier Parkview Baptist Church she was a Pioneer Girl Leader, sang in the choir, had served as the missionary chairwomen and was also a member of the Christian Caregiver Support Group for several years. 

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Kenneth Carr, whom she married on Dec. 6, 2003; her daughter Carol Ann (Timothy) Schmidt of Orfordville, Wisconsin; three grandsons, Bradley (Danielle) Schmidt, Brian (Tiffany) Schmidt and Brent (Carrie) Schmidt; and five great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her first husband George and her sister Ruth Ann Gholson. 

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