Anna’s family confirmed in a June 5 statement that the matriarch died of a stroke. Reflecting on her life, they added in part: “Anna has taught us many life lessons about how not to take life too seriously and enjoy the good things. Her impact on our lives will be forever missed but will never be forgotten.”
And since his death, others empire bling cast members, including Kevin Kreider talked about what it meant to them.
“Anna never expected anything in return and always wanted to see people live their lives to the fullest,” Kevin noted in a statement to E! June 6. “I remember when we were playing at risk of fame, and despite losing, she still wanted to give more money. She just wanted to see other people win.”
He then reflected on one of the last times he and Anna spoke.