Glenda Bass

By Press Release

Glenda Evelyn Reed Sheldon Bass died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 26, 2015, at HopeWest Hospice Center in Grand Junction. She was 68.

She was born Jan. 31, 1947, to Dean and Beulah Reed in Akron. She moved to Hotchkiss with her family when she was four years old. Glenda attended Hotchkiss schools and celebrated her 50-year reunion this summer.

She married James Sheldon and they had two children.

Mrs. Bass is survived by her children, Dolores (Less) Morris and Jayson Sheldon; two grandchildren, Ernest and Sarah Morris; three brothers, Clarence (Anita) Reed of Craig, Keith (Debbie) Reed of Dalton, Mass., and Glen (JoAnn) Reed, of Missoula, Mont.; and three sisters, Doris (Lee) Miller of Loma, Mary (Ben) McFarlin of Grand Junction and Lola (Leroy) Wold, Spokane, Wash.

She worked with elders in the nursing care field.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dean and Beulah Reed; husbands James Sheldon and Don Bass; three half-brothers; and one half- sister.

A celebration of life was held Friday, Oct. 2, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Hotchkiss, with James Gall officiating.

Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest Hospice, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.

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