Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away after a long illness on December 30, 2017 in Crescent City, California. Carol was born in Santa Maria, California on October 3, 1943. Her parents and brother, Geary, predeceased her.
Carol is survived by her husband, Axel Antes, daughters Kimberly (Theron) Smith and Kelly (Joerg) Haensel, her stepdaughter Sonja (Thomas) Leidinger; sisters, Bonnie Cummins, Marian Becerra, Rudeen Estacio and Janita Steinfelt; and brothers J.W. (Sonny) Cummins, Bill Cummins and Leon Dobbs; her grandsons Chad and Troy Lewis, Alec Smith and Connor Finley, Pascal and Dominic Leidinger; her granddaughters Isabelle Finnley, Sophia and Abigail Smith. She is also survived by many loving great-grandchildren, nieces. nephews and cousins.
We will always remember Carol's stories and jokes, her laugh, her kindness and willingness to help others. She will be missed greatly but remain forever in our hearts.
Private services have been held. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date.