Kay Van Dorsten

Kay F. Van Dorsten

Saturday, January 3rd, 1942 - Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Kay F. Van Dorsten, 78, of Battle Creek, Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. She was born on January 3, 1942, the daughter of Urban White and Clementine (McGarry) White.

Kay is survived by her husband, Donald "John" Van Dorsten; three daughters, Candace (David) Pyle, Sharon Waterson and Melissa (Doug Knapp) Van Dorsten; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Julia (Ruben) Peterson. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Greg White.

She enjoyed going to the casino, traveling and spending time outdoors dune buggying and go cart racing. Kay loved spending time with her family. She was a member of the Eagles and an avid Precious Moments collector.

The funeral service will be held at the Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
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    Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 11:00am
    Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service
    375 W. Dickman Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Memorial Park Cemetery
    2435 W. Territorial Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49015
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Bonnie Morgan

Posted at 06:38pm
Candi, John & Dave ,
I am so saddened to learn of Kay's death. She did so much for others. I enjoyed working with her for the several years at the bank.
Hugs to your whole family.
Brad and Bonnie Morgan

Cinda Shrontz

Posted at 02:57pm
Candy (David) SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR MOTHER PASSING. I know you will miss her. Will be praying and thinking about your family. sincerely Wayne and Cinda Shrontz


Marcia Roberts Posted at 05:18am

We are all so sorry to hear of Kay's passing. We are praying for the whole family. Marcia Roberts, Dave and Cindy Bays.

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