Carole Sue Tope 1946 – 2020
Celebration of Life
March 28, 2020
Carole Sue Tope, a long time resident of Tehachapi, and mother to two fine sons, died March 13, 2020, after numerous health complications, at the age of 73 in Bakersfield, California.
Carole passed through this life of hers accomplishing many wonderful tasks. Aside from raising two sons, she was a good mother and terrific wife to her husband for 50 years. Along the way she spent 28 years teaching in California.
Carole was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1946. Her family moved to Lakewood, Calif. where she attended public schools and earned her teaching credentials at Long Beach State.
Quilting and reading novels were her favorite pastimes during retirement. Carole was a problem solver and saw that there was a, "place for everything and everything in its place" around the house.
Carole is survived by her husband Dennis, her two sons Brett and Eric, their wives Misty and Julie and children Owen, Bryce and granddaughter Tenlee Tope. No immediate date has been set to eulogize Carole's death. Flowers and condolences may be offered at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Mill Street in Tehachapi.