Carol Ann Peterson


Lakeview – Carol Ann (Johnson) Peterson, age 70, of Entrican, went to be with the Lord on December 10, 2016 at her mother’s home in Entrican, Michigan. Carol was born in Lakeview, Michigan on July 29, 1946, the daughter of Earnest Albert and Thelma Blanche (Jorgensen) Johnson.

Carol was raised in Entrican and attended a local country school. She graduated from Lakeview High School Class of 1964 and furthered her education at Montcalm Community College. Carol was employed by Chrysler in Lyons, Michigan. She retired from Wright’s Plastic after twenty-five years in 2003.

Carol enjoyed bowling, gardening, playing games (esp. dice), and animals (her dogs and faithful companions, Smokey and Shiloh). She loved spending time with her grandchildren and attending their many sporting events. She also loved caring for her mother.

Carol will be deeply missed by her mother Thelma Johnson of Entrican; children Keith (Peggy) VanLuven of Vestaburg, and Theresa VanLuven of Entrican; grandchildren Dustin Davidson, Jonathan Iteen, Courtney Miller, Briana Iteen, Benjamin Hoskins, Rocky VanLuven, Ernie VanLuven, and Grace Caroline VanLuven; great-grandchildren Seth, Liam, Mason, and Lewis Davidson; one brother Rodney Johnson of Mecosta; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her father Earnest Johnson; daughter-in-law Sheila VanLuven; sister-in-law Rhoda Johnson; and nephew Brian Johnson.

Funeral services for Carol will take place on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Brigham Funeral Chapel in Lakeview, Michigan with a visitation at noon with Pastor Chris Bradshaw officiating. The family will also receive friends on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at Entrican Hillside Cemetery following the service. The luncheon information will be announced following the service. Memorial Contributions may be made payable to the family.

Those wishing to express a condolence may do so utilizing the guestbook below.




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  • Vicki VanLuven Mccalpin (Monday, December 12 16 05:55 pm EST)

    RIP Aunt Carol. It's been many years but I have good memories from when I was little. I love you, always have. We will meet again...

  • Robin Broad (Patterson) (Monday, December 12 16 06:29 pm EST)

    Rest easy now Aunt Carol. You and Mom can keep Heavens garden beautiful for all to see. Love you.

  • Jackie (Monday, December 12 16 06:32 pm EST)

    Thinking of all of you, at this sorrowful time. May your memories give you some comfort. Rest In Peace Carol.

  • Bobbie VanLuven (Monday, December 12 16 06:36 pm EST)

    R.I.P. Carol, you will be missed but never forgotten. Sending lots of love and prayers to my family. I love you all very much ❤

  • Fern and Jim Van Luven (Monday, December 12 16 06:44 pm EST)

    Loved you, didn't see you often but you will be missed

  • Angie Holbrook (Monday, December 12 16 10:18 pm EST)

    RIP Carol, You are deeply missed and loved by so many. The memories I have will last a lifetime. It's so sad to lose such a wonderful lady. You maybe gone but your memory will last a lifetime. Prayers to all the family and friends.

  • Marion Crawford (Tuesday, December 13 16 08:48 am EST)

    Prayers going out to your family. They will miss you beyond belief.let them find peace in knowing you in the Lords arms.

  • Jeanette Christensen Emmons (Tuesday, December 13 16 10:34 am EST)

    Oh, my! Just saw Carol at Mom's funeral in October. I am so sorry for your loss. May God give each you peace and wisdom for the future.

  • Kim Dingman (Tuesday, December 13 16 12:02 pm EST)

    Worked with Carol for many years. She was a great lady. Thoughts and prayers she will be missed.

  • Rachel Wrisley (Tuesday, December 13 16 12:42 pm EST)

    Carol was such a sweet lady and cared for her family very much. I am sorry for your loss, she will be missed.

  • Deb Burggren (Tuesday, December 13 16 08:05 pm EST)

    So sorry to hear of Carols passing. She will be greatly missed by so many.

  • Lee & Kris Arntz (Tuesday, December 13 16 10:31 pm EST)

    Rod, so sorry to here of your families loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Ed Christenen (Wednesday, December 14 16 02:47 am EST)

    we called her "Pete". Worked with her for many years at W.P.P. She was a great lady. She will be greatly missed. Thoughts go out to her family.

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