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Patricia Jean (Sullivan) "Patt" Carr

Patricia Jean (Sullivan) "Patt" Carr
  • June 16, 1938 - February 29, 2020
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“She changed my life! God Bless the family with sincere condolences. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ronald Sullivan

“Leslie, Am so sad to hear of your mother's passing. So many memories have come back after I heard the news. Many many happy times both with you and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Spann - Kalamazoo, MI

“So sorry. Patt was such a sweet lady. I'll miss her hugs. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Sheridan Brown - Battle Creek, MI

“Patt was so fun in our bridge group. She was so energetic it is hard to grasp That she passed so quickly. I'm glad to have met Patt. She was also ...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Regina Crooks - Battle Creek, MI

“So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We send our prayers to uplift you during this difficult time. What a blessing that your mother had such...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Diana Ford-Cole

“May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76 ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“I was deeply saddened to hear about my (Great) Aunt Patts passing. She was alway such a kind and loving person. She will be missed deeply. My love...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Craig & - Family

“I have so many memories of Patt. We were tennis travel team partners in the late 80s. She also took me into the dark world of antiquing. We had...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Madalyn Trumblee - Battle Creek, MI

“I don't even know how to begin this....so many years ago, so manymemories of our friendship. Pat and I were friends from SE Jr. High andthrough the...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Delaney - Janesville, WI

“Susan, Lisa, Leslie, so very sorry to here of your mom's passing. Thoughts and prayers for you and your families.k ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Karen Lebarre - Bradenton, FL


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Patricia Jean (Sullivan) "Patt" Carr of Battle Creek, MI

Patt, age 81, passed away unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, February 29, 2020 at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI.

Patt, the daughter of William and Madalaine (Farleigh) Sullivan, was born in Battle Creek on June 16, 1938; was a 1959 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School and was a lifetime resident. Patt enjoyed being a wife, mother, and grandmother; she enjoyed playing bridge, cooking and baking for friends and family, painting, buying and selling antiques. Above all, she enjoyed serving her Lord Jesus Christ. Patt was active in Bible Study Fellowship for many years. She grew up attending the Salvation Army and after she married she became a member of Westlake Presbyterian Church, and later First Presbyterian Church.

Patt was united in marriage to Oliver Ray "Bill" Carr in Battle Creek on April 19, 1958. They celebrated sixty years together. Her husband preceded her in death on May 28, 2018. Surviving are three daughters, Susan C. (Lyle) Liechty of Carmel, IN, Lisa C. Avery and Leslie A. (Gary) Minneman, both of Battle Creek; six grandchildren: Christopher, Caroline, and Claire Liechty; John Carr and Chloe Avery; Annabelle Minneman; her brother, William Bernard (Mildred) Sullivan of Battle Creek. Patt was also preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Joyce Buys.

Patt's family will greet friends on Wednesday, March 4th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. The Funeral Service to celebrate Patt's life will be held on Thursday, March 5th at 10:00 am. in the First Presbyterian Church, 111 Capital Avenue, NE, Battle Creek, with the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey S. Carlson, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI. Family and friends will continue Patt's life celebration with a time of fellowship and a luncheon at the Battle Creek Country Club immediately following the committal service. Memorial contributions in Patt's honor may be directed to the Salvation Army, 400 Capital Avenue, NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017