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Caryl Carr, 72, Brighton, Michigan

January 9, 2019 GMT

Caryl Lynne (Anderson) Carr, 72, of Brighton, Michigan, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.

Caryl, daughter of Walter Gustav Andersen and Dorothea Caroline Lange, was born on May 29, 1946, in Madison. She was united in marriage to Ronald Carr on Sept. 29, 1983, and together, in 1988, they built their home in Brighton, Michigan.

Caryl spent many years working in the floral industry. She began her career as co-owner with her sister, Jacqualine, of The Flower Shop in Madison, then as a designer at Enchanted Plant in Royal Oak, Michigan, and ended her career after many years as an independent business owner who loved participating in the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. Caryl enjoyed working in her greenhouse and gardens and over the years received various awards for her unique designs and her impeccable gardens. She will be truly missed by her family and many friends.


Caryl is survived by her loving husband, Ron; stepdaughter, Debra (Daniel) Sherman; granddaughter, Sydnee Sherman; her sister, Shirley (Roger) Peterson; nephew, John (Jacqualine) Ehlke; and sister-in-law, Pam (Steve) Andersen.

In addition to her parents, Caryl was preceded in death by her cherished sister, Jacqualine Ehlke, and beloved brother, Steve Andersen.

A visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo. Memorial contributions in Caryl’s name may be given to the Humane Society of Livingston County, 2464 Dorr Road Howell, MI 48843.