Glenda went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 23, 2019, at the age of 81 years. She is missed but her family praises God that she has peace and comfort. Glenda was born on April 22, 1937 in Dodge City Kansas to Glen and Aletha Jones. She spent her childhood there and had very fond memories of people, experiences and relationships with family and friends.
Glenda and her husband Wayne lived close to each other as young children and went to grade school together. It wasn’t until after Wayne came home from overseas with the military that they fell in love. They were married in June of 1959 and would have celebrated 60 years of marriage this year. Glenda went to college at Emporia State College and taught kindergarten at Willroads Gardens in Dodge City.
Glenda and Wayne moved to Colorado in 1962 and made their home first in Longmont then in Berthoud. She enjoyed church activities, teaching Sunday school, Bible Studies, baking and reading. She had a strong love for God and in the power of prayer. She had an incredible love for children and spent many hours loving on her own children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Throughout her life she also took the opportunity to love on many other people’s children as well. However, her unconditional love for her family is what made her so endearing us.
Glenda is survived by her husband Wayne, brother Ronald and his wife Carol, sister Wanda and her Husband Bob (Beemer), sister Carol (Shelton); her daughters Kylenn and husband Steve (Dasenbrock), Joni and husband Harley(Lowe) Karalee (Minch), Julia and husband David (Jacobsen); 13 grandchildren and spouses; 8 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother in law Jim Shelton.
Funeral services will be held at Viegut Funeral Home in Loveland, CO on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 1:00pm with viewing beginning at 10:00am. A reception will follow services at the Viegut Reception Center. Graveside services and interment will be held at Ridenour Cemetery in Dodge City, KS on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 1:00pm. Graveside services are being provided by Zieglers Funeral Chapel in Dodge City, KS.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a Christian organization of donor’s choice or Meals on Wheels of Loveland in care 1616 N Lincoln Ave, Loveland, CO 80538.