Carl D. “Doug” Dantzer

Died Sept. 25, 2018


Carl Douglas “Doug” Dantzer, 92, of Flint died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at his home.

Carl was born April 17, 1926, in Berkley to Mr. and Mrs. Adrian and Mary (Moore) Dantzer. He and Edith Beach were united in marriage May 7, 1949. Carl worked more than 20 years for General Motors Fisher Body in Grand Blanc until his retirement in 1988. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1944-1946. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, camping and working on cars, but his favorite thing to do was spend time with his family. Carl was known as someone who would do anything for his neighbor.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Edith Dantzer; five children, Wilma (Douglas) Storrs, Carl (Laurie) Dantzer, Michael (Bonnie) Dantzer, Robert (Jan) Dantzer and Charles (Lynette) Dantzer; daughter-in-law, Claudette Dantzer; 15 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and three siblings, Richard (Deb) Dantzer, Helen Bryer and Alice Klemmer; along with many extended family members.

Carl was preceded in death by his son, Gary Dantzer; granddaughter, Corrinne Dantzer; great-grandson, Brady Dantzer; his parents; and four siblings, Jack Dantzer, Mildred Zettel, Betty Dantzer and Adrian Dantzer.

The funeral celebrating Carl’s life will take place 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at North End Baptist Church in Mount Morris. Pastor Ted Stephens will officiate. Burial will follow in Flint Memorial Park, with graveside military honors to be conducted by the Genesee County Marine Corps League. The family will receive friends at Martin Funeral, Cremation and Tribute Services in Mount Morris on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, from 2-6 p.m. On Monday morning Carl will be taken to the church to lie in state from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

Friends may share a memory with the family at the funeral home, church or online at


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