Loving mother, grandmother, great- grandmother passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at the age of 80 years.
The daughter of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Campbell) Bess was born on October 9, 1942 in Bay City, MI. She married Joseph Erhardt on July 21, 1962; he predeceased her May 13, 2019. Carol loved music, singing, playing cards and camping with her sisters. Carol especially loved spending time with her family, friends and her pet dogs.
Surviving are her children: Joseph (Jamie) Erhardt Jr., Robert (Jillian) Erhardt, Holli Erhardt, grandchildren: Dakota, Joshua, Wade, Brooke, Jessica, Taylor, Tyler, Tanner, great-grandchildren: Grayson, Wyatt, Harlow, Walker, Amethyst, Aries, siblings: Kathy, Ken, Sherry Kay, Jack, Linda, Connie, and many nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and her faithful friend, Mazzie Jo. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by many loving siblings.
In accordance with Carol’s wishes, a private family celebration of life will be held.