Edith Ford | TheUnion.com

Edith Ford

Services for Edith “Chick” Ford of Grass Valley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. A reception will follow at the Rifle, Rod and Gun Club off of Alta Street in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Ford died Friday, Feb. 14, at the Golden Empire Convalescent Hospital. She was 87.

She was born Sept. 9, 1915, in San Francisco to William and Ada Borman. She graduated from high school in San Francisco. She married James Henry Ford Nov. 9, 1935, in Grass Valley. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, bowling and bus trips to Reno.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Barbara Ford of Grass Valley; grandsons and granddaughters-in-law Jim and Sharon Ford of Grass Valley and Michael and Kim Ford of Nevada City; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Diana and Brian Mesker of Grass Valley; and great-grandchildren Troy and Kayla Ford of Grass Valley, Mathew, Brian and Justin Mendiola of Grass Valley, Aspen Ford of Nevada City and Stefanie Ford of Redding. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Ford, in 1994; great-granddaughter, Megan Mendiola; brother, Earl Borman; and nephew, Bob Borman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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