Carol Elizabeth Stanton, age 74, of Gaylord Michigan passed away on Friday April 6, 2018.
Carol was born November 13, 1943, in Michigan to Harold and Edna Dazey. She grew up in the Grand Haven, Muskegon, area and graduated from High School on June 3 in 1983.
On December 17, 1960 Carol married Jim Stanton in Thompsonville where they lived many years before moving to Gaylord.
Carol and Jim had three children, James, Janice, and David. Beside being a full-time homemaker, Carol made vinyl records for a company in Owosso, before becoming a full time cook and aid for an Adult Foster home. Her last job before retiring was working as a sales clerk for Rite Aid.
Carol had a knack for art, anything from ceramic pottery, to crocheting. During the Christmas season she loved staying up late with her daughter, baking and preparing all the food for the family. The winter season was a time for her and her family to indulge in their passion for snowmobiles.
Carol was predeceased in death by her husband on March 3, 2006. She is survived by her children; James (Lorene) Stanton Jr, Janice Stanton, and David Stanton. Grandchildren; Amanda Stanton, Katherine (Zach) Moore, Andrew Stanton, William (Lura) Dover, Dustin Dover, and numerous great grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday April 11, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service with a celebration of life beginning at 6:00 PM
A graveside service will be held later this year in July.