Tisha Kirkendall, age 31,of Isanti passed away unexpectedly Sunday, March 22, 2009at her home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00P.M. on Thursday, March 26th atStrike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Isanti Union Cemetery.
Tisha Nicolle Kirkendall was born December 24, 1977 to Kim and Debbie Sandvig in Robbinsdale. She was raised in Anoka County and graduated from Centennial High School with distinctive honors, Class of 1996. Tisha then attended Anoka Ramsey for 2 years. On May 6, 2000 she married Jamie Kirkendall. They lived in Forest Lake until moving to their home in Isanti in 2005. She was a member of Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Ham Lake. Tisha loved spending time with her children and all of the family activities. She was a giving person who gave everything she had in every project or person she was working with. Tisha hated doing house work but she enjoyed fishing, doing cross-stitch and working on her computer.
Tisha passed away unexpectedly at her home in Isanti at the age of 31 years, 2 months and 28 days. She is survived by her husband, Jamie of Isanti; her three children, Kaitlyn, Kiaunna and Keven; father, Kim Sandvig of Isanti; mother and step-father, Debbie and David Fillbrandt of Circle Pines; mother and father-in-law, Arden and Shirley Kirkendall of Anoka; grandparents, Arliss Crandall of Coon Rapids, Darrell and Norma Zea of Lakefield, Fay and Jack Wyttenbach of California, Gladys Kirkendall of Coon Rapids; two sisters, Chelsey Fillbrandt of Circle Pines, Kally Sandvig of Elk River; two brothers, Joshua Fillbrandt of Circle Pines, Kalvin (Lauren) Sandvig of Isanti; two brother-in-laws, Arden (Tiffany) Kirkendall of Zimmerman, Jessie (Lonnie) Kirkendall of Andover; one sister-in-law, Kayle Jean (Aaron) Ostrom of Andover; by her loving dog, Kermit and by many loving aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.