Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 31, at Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home and Crematory in Yankton with the Rev. Fr. D’Cruz Nicholas officiating. Burial will follow in the Yankton Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 30 with a prayer service at 7:00. There will also be visitation for one hour prior to service time on Friday.
Anna Elizabeth was born December 22,1976 to Bernie and Robin (Cutts) Goeden in Yankton, SD. She grew up in Yankton attending Webster school and graduating from Yankton High in 1995. She was active in girls softball and marching band.
Anna attended Southeast Tech, graduating with an Associate Degree in Business Administration. She married Patrick Harty May 3,2003 in Yankton, SD. She worked at Premier in Sioux Falls until 2009, when she decided to stay home to raise her children, Elizabeth, Alex, and Kilian. Her passion was her children, organizing and helping with school and sport activities. She was very active in PTO and fundraisers. She loved watching the kids play soccer, softball, baseball, football, and performing in school plays. She will be remembered for her heart of gold and thoughtful and selfless acts of kindness. She had a knack for contacting people and cheering them up without them asking or realizing that's what they needed. She loved spending time with family and friends and gathering them together. She enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening and softball. She was on the women's softball board in Sioux Falls.
Anna is survived and dearly loved by her husband, Pat of Sioux Falls, SD; daughter, Elizabeth of Sioux Falls, SD; sons, Alex and Kilian of Sioux Falls, SD; parents, Bernie and Robin Goeden of Yankton, SD; sisters, Amy (Jason) Schander of Yankton, SD and Tessa (Matt) Hoefs of Yankton, SD; nieces, Tori Hansen of Yankton, SD and Stella Riediger of Sioux City, IA; nephews: Cody and Derek Haverman, Jackson and Carter Schander and Curtis Hansen, all of Yankton, SD, Tanner and Tate Olsen, Treyson Harty-Olsen, Caleb and Jace Carlson, all of Sioux Falls, SD and Diesel Riediger of Sioux City, IA; grandmother, Ruby Cutts of Yankton, SD; in-laws, LeRoy and Elaine Harty of Yankton, SD, Michelle (Mike) Carlson of Sioux Falls, SD and Heather (Jeremy) Riediger of Sioux City, IA and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Ana was preceded in death by maternal grandfather, Frank Cutts and paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Josephine Goeden.