September 10, 1941 ~ March 22, 2017
loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend passed away
peacefully on March 22, 2017. Glenda was born on September
10, 1941 the first of five children born to Glenn W. and
Iryse V. Todd. David “V” Todd (DeAnna) followed
close behind the following year creating a life-long bond
never broken. Julie Todd Anderson (Craig), Michael G. Todd
(Cheryl) and Kathryn Todd Pehrson (Alan) soon joined the
Glenda met and married William B. (Bill) Mitchell, and
from that union were born Michael B. Mitchell, and Teresa
Lee Mitchell. Bill passed away early in the marriage leaving
Glenda alone to raise her children. Glenda was thrilled
at the athletic talents of both of her children, and her
grandchildren and attended their many games as their greatest
Grandchildren are, Derek (Carrie) Parker, Brandon J. Parker,
Mitchell Haase and Mckay Meidlinger. Another great joy is
Aubrey, daughter of Derek and Carrie her only great grandchild.
Glenda loved her “work” and was happiest in
her yard gardening, in her house, remodeling, decorating
and cleaning. She also loved her walking and could be found
most days clocking in three to five miles.
Friendly and cheerful, she made many close friends wherever
she went. In the summer, the mountains always called to
Glenda and she and daughter Teresa enjoyed camping with
many in her family. Glenda overcame many physical obstacles
including rheumatoid arthritis, drop foot and was also a
breast cancer survivor demonstrating great resilience and
She worked at West Kearns Elementary School with mentally
and physically handicapped children for many years and had
a great relationship with them. She continued as a volunteer
in this school even after her retirement.
Glenda is preceded in death by her husband Bill, her parents
Glenn and Iryse Todd and by many of her in-laws.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 27, 2017 at
11:00 a.m. at the Memorial LDS Ward Chapel located at 4251
South 4800 West; West Valley City, Utah. Family and friends
may call Sunday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Memorial
Ward Chapel and also Monday morning from 10:00-10:45 am
prior to services at the church. Interment, Redwood Memorial
Estates. Funeral services under the direction of Warenski
Funeral Home, American Fork, Utah.