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Sandra "Sandy" Ford

 

Service: Faribault Evangelical Free Church
  Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 10 a.m.
   
Visitation: Faribault Evangelical Free Church for one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
   

Sandra Sue Ford, 66, of Faribault, went home to the Lord Jesus, Sunday May 4, 2014.

She was born June 22, 1947 to the late Roy D. and Mildred Hoffman in Burbank, CA. Sandy graduated from Downey High School in 1965. She married the late Rocky Ford February 26, 1966.

In 1979 Sandy and Rocky moved their family to Lacey, WA where they raised their three sons. Sandy ran her own lunch catering business, The Brown Bag, served as director of the ABC Childcare Center and started other creative ventures including handmade bridal veils and accessories. Sandy moved to San Diego, CA in 1997 to be near her grandchildren. She moved to Faribault, MN in 2010 after the loss of her special friend, Ron Walker. Sandy loved interior decorating and warmly welcomed others into her home for meals and Bible studies. She delighted in the small wonders of God's creation, especially nesting birds. Sandy served the Lord with all her heart and was a faithful friend to countless people.

Sandy is survived by two children: Dan (and Becky) Ford, of Faribault; Damon (and Maricela) Ford of Bakersfield, CA as well as eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, David Ford of San Diego, CA. She is also survived by her two brothers D. Wayne (and Mary Ann) Hoffman of Anaheim, CA and Jim (and Carolyn) Hoffman of Prescott, AZ.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at the Faribault Evangelical Free Church, with visitation time beginning at 9 a.m. A light lunch will follow.

Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home of Faribault.

Memorial gifts may be designated to the Faribault E-Free Hospitality Team, where Sandy was most passionate in her service of loving God and loving others.

 

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Name: Debbie Bailey
Email: Debbielynnbailey@yahoo.com
Date: Tuesday May 06, 2014

Memories

My Aunt Sandy will and always will be one of my very favorite people in this world. Growing up, she was like a second mom to me. The time I spent at her house with my cousins are some of my greatest childhood memories. Even when they moved to Washington I felt that connection. There will never be anyone quite like her. I don't think I ever got mad or upset with her, and as much time as I spent with her family, I know I got in trouble a few times. She had the biggest heart and could never say no. Even if she wanted to, I don't think she used that word in her vocabulary. Her family and friends always came first. The love that she shared with so many people will never be forgotten. There aren't enough words to describe my Aunt Sandy. But one thing I can say is that I loved her with all of my heart and will miss her deeply. Until we meet again Aunt Sandy.... XO