Monday, 22 April 2024

Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper. Courtesy photo.

Carol Lorraine Cooper
June, 30 1941 – Jan. 23, 2024

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — For more than 50 years Carol Cooper enjoyed living in Lake County. Her funny character coupled with her empathy for others made her loved by everyone who knew her.

She was well known for her Willow Point restaurant in the 1970s. In April of 1971 she hauled in a record crappie from a nearby lagoon. Records indicate her 4.8-pound catch still stands as the California state record for white crappie.

Carol later became a licensed real estate agent and a proud Realtor. She served Lake County in this role for more than 40 years. Her ethics and professionalism developed many long-term loyal client relationships.

She was special to everyone who worked with her. Even after she stopped going into the office everyday, she maintained an active license status to help friends and family whenever anyone would ask.

Her devotion to her kids, grandkids, and so many others that came into her life was unmatched. Carol’s caring and loving nature made everyone who knew her part of the family. The compassion and love she gave made her a role model for many, however some just loved her for her cooking.

Unmentioned above, Carol was head over heels in love with her great grandchildren. Nothing in the world made her happier than when they would come to visit. This feeling was mutual and obvious in the shared joy expressed as she doted over them.

In passing she will join her father, Robert; mother, Kayee; brother, Robert, and two sons, Grant and Kevin.

Carol will be missed by her friends, by her community, by the world. Most of all she will be missed by her family.

Loving memories will be cherished by her husband, Mal; daughter, Colleen, son-in-law, Thad and their children Kenny, Finola, and Rylee.

She is still loved more than the whole universe by her son, Joe, daughter-in-law Luisa, and their son Orel. Grandson Jerry, his spouse Silvia, her two granddaughters Jasmine and Laurel are left with the gift of her adoration. Lastly, and most blessed to have known her, are her five great-grandchildren, Cooper, Camila, Olivia, Oliver and Avana.

A celebration of life is being planned for June 30 in Lakeport. The formal announcement will be made at a future date inviting everyone who would like to share her memory.

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-057 or 707-994-5611, or visit

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