Erika Lynn Ford, 24, of Orlando, FL passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 1st, at her residence.
Erika was born in Oak Lawn, Illinois on August 2, 1999, a daughter of Jennifer and Fred Ford, of Orland Hills, IL.
After graduating from Carl Sandburg High School in 2017, she worked in healthcare. She later moved to Orlando, FL, where she worked as an Electrician Apprentice.
In her free time, Erika enjoyed the sunshine of Florida, going to the beach, and playing golf.
Erika is survived by her parents Fred & Jennifer Ford. Erika is also survived by a brother, Matthew Ford, of Urbana, Illinois, and several cousins, aunts, and uncles.
A Religious Service will be held at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Wednesday, November 8th with Dobbs Funeral Home at St. Andrews Catholic Church at 801 N. Hastings St, Orlando, FL with St. Andrews and Father Leo officiating.
She will then be flown to Illinois where Colonial Chapel Funeral Home will receive her and do an interment at Fairmont Willow Hills Memorial Park, 9100 Archer Ave, Willow Springs, IL.
The family requests donations to NAMI Greater Orlando, a cause that both Erika and the family felt strongly about.