Metzula J. “Mitzi” Ford, 71, of Humboldt, passed away at her home unexpectedly on Saturday morning, February 4, 2023.
She was born June 15, 1951, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Geoffry Lee and Doris Jean (Gehrt) Landmesser. She was raised and educated in Louisiana, Gilmore City and finalized her education in Seattle, Washington. After finishing her schooling, she moved to Oklahoma where she was united in marriage to Chuck Cleveland and they made their home in Texas and Okinawa, Japan. The couple then returned to Texas and the marriage later dissolved. Mitzi moved to New Bern, North Carolina and married Charles A. Ford on December 28, 2001. In 2007, they moved to the Humbolt area. She enjoyed puzzles, knitting, reading and had been active in the Faith Community Church in Palmer, Iowa.
She is survived by her husband Charlie of Humboldt, her sons T.J. (Melissa) Wilkinson of Pensacola, Florida, Kerry Wilkinson, Sr. of Ottosen, Phillip (Kim) Wilkinson of Hartford, her grandchildren Shiloh, Brandon, Aubry, Kerry Jr., Logan, Kiera, Skylar, Eva and Geoffery, her mother Doris Landmesser, her sisters Sue of Mason City, Lana Lewis of Humboldt, Gennifer (Mike) Scott of Emmetsburg and Pamela (William) Anderson of Dakota City. She was preceded in death by her father and her sister Glynn Landmesser.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11th at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service in Humboldt.