Anna Ford-Edwards, age 84, of Isanti died December 22, 2020 at her home. There will be a PRIVATE funeral service at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 29th at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti with a visitation time 1 hour prior. The funeral will be live streamed with a link to be posted here closer to the service time.
Anna R. Ford-Edwards was born May 26, 1936 to Oscar and Barbara (Strand) Olson in Wentworth, South Dakota. Anna married Richard Ford and they lived in rural Isanti until Richard died on December 15, 1983 and was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. She later married Richard Edwards and they made their home in rural Isanti until his death on August 11, 2010 and he was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Anna died at her home on December 22, 2020 and will be buried next to her husband, Richard Edwards, at Ft. Snelling.
Anna is survived by son, Scott Ford and his daughters, Nicole and Natalie; daughter, Lynne (Brian) Gygi and her children and grandchildren, Holle Holtzbauer and daughters (Brooklyn, Addison and Morgan) Heather (Jon) Ressie and children (Sunniva, Layla and Orion), Colten Estes (Joleena) and sons (Chance and Granger), Katrina Gygi; grandson, Daniel (Michelle) Ford and sons (Daniel and Vincent); granddaughter, Tiffany (Jamie) Burgess and sons (JJ, Evan and Austin); son, Michael Edwards and sons, Ethan and Ely; daughter, Lori Holliday and daughters, Melody and Courtney; brother, Ernest (Arlene) Olson; sister, Edna Smirl; and by many other nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and her two husbands, Anna was preceded in death by her son, Randy Ford; step-daughter, Jill.