Date Deceased May 18, 2023
Hometown Holland
Home State Michigan
Service Date May 25, 2023
Service Time 11 a.m.
Service Location Bishop & DeSanto Funeral Home, AVOCA
Interment Location Valley View Cemetery, Avoca

Carol Louise (Bosler) Bauter

Carol Louise (Bosler) Bauter, 73, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday (18 May 2023) at Addington Place of Lakeside Vista in Holland, MI.

She was born in Canton, Ohio in 1949 and she graduated from Minerva High School in Minerva, Ohio in 1967. Besides being a loving and faithful wife to Larry, she has been the keeper of the house.  She, most recently, worked part-time at Holland Hitch in Holland, Michigan.  Before the move to Holland, she worked part-time at The Lubrizol Corporation and Sears in the Cleveland, Ohio area.  Prior to her marriage, Carol worked for the FBI and Kay Jewelers in Washington, D.C. and then at Gibbs Manufacturing in Canton, Ohio.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Holland.  Carol volunteered to work for Marilyn Newman in the Special Ministries (now Helping Kenya Kids) office in Zeeland for several years.  She was active in stamp collecting, flower gardening and photography.

Carol is survived by her husband of 48 years Lawrence Bauter, Jr.; her father, Harold Bosler; brother, Duane (Wendy) Bosler; brother-in-law, Paul (Maria) Bauter; sister-in-law, Phyllis Haenisch; sister-in-law, Bonita (Steven) Stubblefield; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Martin Bosler; her parents-in-law, Lawrence Emanuel Bauter and Winifred Jones Bauter; brothers-in-law, Jeffrey Haenisch and Nathan Hemmes.

The family will greet relatives and friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Thursday (25 May 2023) at the Bishop & DeSanto Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., AVOCA, where a funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Daniel Pickering officiating. Interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.

If desired, friends may make memorial/honorary contributions to First Baptist Church of Holland, MI or Careline Hospice of Grand Rapids, MI.

The Bishop & DeSanto Funeral Home is honored to assist Carol’s family with the arrangements.

Online condolences or remembrances of Carol are welcome on the Facebook page of Bishop-Johnson & DeSanto Funeral Home or at



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