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Cathy Lynn Carter

• Jan 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Cathy Lynn Carter, age 67, of Grand Haven passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019, at her home. She was born February 28, 1951, to the late Kenneth Roy and Alice Mae (Hekkema) Hardy in Muskegon, Mich. Cathy married James Carter Sr. on May 29, 1976, in Muskegon.

Cathy worked as a CNA for many years, and loved helping others. She loved her family and was the glue that held them all together. Cathy enjoyed watching “Modern Family” and “NCIS” on television, and loved her pets: her dog, Panda, and cat, Phoebe.

Cathy will be lovingly remembered and missed by her daughter, Rachel Pelton; son, James Carter Jr.; granddaughter, Alyssa Pelton; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Pam (Bob) Button and Sheila Hardy; brother, Kenneth “Mike” Hardy; special close friend, Jannel Gates; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, James.

A family gathering for Cathy will be held in May 2019. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Cathy Carter memorial fund, c/o Klaassen Family Funeral Home. Please visit www.klaassenfuneralhome.com to sign Cathy’s online guestbook.

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