August 9, 1934 - May 3, 2020
Carol Ann Shaver, of Crystal, MI, a take charge Woman who loved her family, died Sunday, May 3, 2020. Carol, 85, was born August 9, 1934, in Vestaburg, MI, the daughter of James and Mildred (Johnston) Oswald. She married her sweetheart Dwight Shaver on January 23, 1953 and together spent the next 65 years creating their legacy together until his passing in 2018. Carol was a proud member of the Crystal Congregational Church, in Crystal. She loved her church family dearly. Carol worked for 28 years as a Special Education Paraprofessional. Family meant the world to Carol, she loved hosting family holidays and reunions. Carol was a Girl Scout Leader for her daughters’ troop, while Dwight was a Boy Scout Leader for their sons. The family was very active in Scouting. Her hobbies included camping, crafting, sewing, going to garage sales, second hand stores and flea markets, and traveling. She was especially proud of the last trip she took with her four generations of girls. Carol had a lifetime of memories from Crystal Lake. She wanted to be remembered for always being there for those she loved, her laugh, and her smile. Carol gave her daughter one final smile when she knew that she was going to be reunited with Dwight again in Heaven. Carol is survived by her daughter, Tonya Harris; daughter-in-law’s, Pamela (Ewing) Shaver and Marianne (Tamer) Shaver; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Oswald; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by husband, Dwight; sons, Thomas Shaver and Scott Shaver; granddaughter, Tina Schilling; great-grandson, William Rector; Parents, James Oswald and Mildred Carson; and step-father, Robert Carson. The family will be celebrating Carol’s life on her birthday, Sunday, August 9, 2020 at the Crystal Congregational Church. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Carol on her Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Carol Ann Shaver, of Crystal, MI, a take charge Woman who loved her family, died Sunday, May 3, 2020. Carol, 85, was born August 9, 1934, in Vestaburg, MI, the daughter of James and Mildred (Johnston) Oswald. She married her sweetheart Dwight... View Obituary & Service Information
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