Ellen Ruth Bassett transitioned from this life into her new life on August 31, 2012, after a battle with lung disease. She is survived by the love of her life, Walter L Bassett. Walt and Ellen were married for 57 happy years. The pride of her life, her children, Nancy (Craig) Crosson, Walter Jr. (Kathy) Bassett and Vickie Bassett Brusig. The joy of her life, her grandchildren, Melissa (Matt) Habrat, Sayra (Vanessa) Bassett, Brian (Kristen) Crosson, Christina Brusig, Jeff Crosson, Nicholas Bassett, Sarah Brusig and Andrew Brusig. Her special joy, great-grandson, Craig Thomas Habrat. Her loving sister, Corinne Wilson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Claire Bassett, John and Mable Bassett; seven nieces and five nephews.Predeceased by her parents, Andrew and Elizabeth Jamieson; brother, Andy; father and mother-in-law, Ellsworth and Lillian Bassett; and brother-in-law, Earl Wilson. Ellen was an active volunteer during her lifetime. Her passion was her church which she served at all levels. She was a member of Chapter FW P.E.O. and many other organizations. Ellen owned and operated The Card Cottage, a Hallmark store where she made many friends. She liked to play games with her bridge friends on Friday, her mahjong friends on Monday and her longtime bowling buddies on Wednesday. She had the reputation of teaching her grandkids 'No Mercy' when playing games. Walt and Ellen were worldwide travelers and have been in all 50 states. She particularly enjoyed their trips in their motor home. Please wear bright colors and celebrate her life at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2012, at the Beulah United Methodist Church, 5903 Pennsylvania Ave., in Beulah. In lieu of flowers and food, please make memorials to the Beulah United Methodist Church, 5903 Pennsylvania Ave., Beulah, CO 81023. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com ******

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  1. Bassett Family,
    Ellen was such a beautiful person both inside and out. My sympathy and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Marie Benfatti

  2. My deepest sympathy to all the Bassett family. It won’t be the same in Beulah without Ellen. I am sorry for your loss.

  3. Dear Walt & Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Ellen
    was such a wonderful person–so loving
    and caring. Our deepest sympathy and
    prayers for your family.

    Mary and Don Creager

  4. To The Bassett family: I am truly sorry for your loss and my heartfelt thoughts and condolences go out to you and the rest of your family

  5. Ellen was a wonderful woman and true inspiration. I know that my whole family has you all in their thoughts and prayers. For me, what a pleasure it was to know such a remarkable person who loved her family, friends and Pueblo. My love to you all.

  6. Vickie & Family,
    We’re so sorry to hear about your mom. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.
    Take care,
    Susan & Paul Hoglund

  7. To Ellen’s Family
    You do not know me, but some years ago after my husband’s passing, I met Ellen at bowling. She was so kind and sweet to me that I have never forgotten it. In the years since I have enjoyed seeing her always, even tho it was just on Wednesday morning.
    Sincerely,
    Connie Miketa

  8. To the Bassett Family…. my love and prayers are with you all. I was so sad to hear of her passing and will always remember her beautiful smile and the love she had for your family. She radiated love and pride… she loved you all so much and will be missed. May all the wonderful memories make you smile and warm your heart.

  9. Vickie & family, We were so sorry to hear about Ellen. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

    I am with you always. Matthew 18:20

  10. Dear Walt,
    Ellen shall always be kept in our hearts. She was so special to all of us who were lucky enough to have her as a friend. Heaven is blessed by her presence. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

  11. Dear Walt and family,
    My prayers and good wishes are with you at this time. I remember her very well at Chapter BT. She was a very loved and loving person and myself and my grandma, Ethel May were proud to have her and you as our friend.
    With fond memories, Jeannette.

  12. So sorry to hear of Ellen’s passing. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet her. God Bless, my deapest sympathy.

  13. Walt and Family,
    We are saddened to learn of your loss. Please accept our most sincere sympathies and just know we were priviledged to have associated with this beautifully talented and caring lady as she gave so much to others who were hurting.
    John and Lynda Shue

  14. Dearest Walt & Kathie,
    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family at this difficult time. We love you. Judy & Terry

  15. I am sorry for your loss. Ellen was a wonderful person. I remember when she talked of her grandchildren her face would just beam. Please know your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Tom and Marilyn Wagner

  16. Dear Walt & family, Sorry to hear of Ellen’s passing. What a special lady! Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time. God bless you all, Ray & Mickie

  17. Walt and family, Ellen was a very special person who we will miss. We are praying that God will grant you comfort in these very difficult times of grieve. I celebrate her life of joy and caring.

  18. Walt and family,what a great loss,and what a special lady. I enjoyed everything we did together. I still think she had what took my Jim. Praying for you.
    Jeanne Bates

  19. *SIGH* The world has lost a wonderful soul. Of all the memories I have of times with Ellen, my vision of her wearing yellow “bunny ears” and goofy glasses (at Easter in San Antonio many years ago) still floats to the top. Love to all the Bassetts, and endless thanks for the decades of fond remebrances in my heart…

  20. Dear Walt and family, Ellen was so much fun to know. She enjoyed her life and her family. She also included so many of us in her activities. Peace Patty and Chuck Bedard

  21. So sorry to hear about the great loss of Ellen. She was wonderful to me and a wonderful person. I thank God for letting me getting to know you and Ellen. It was great working for you. She will be missed by all of Pueblo.

    Thank you for everything you did for me, Walt.

    Dick Scalese

  22. Ellen was such a gracious lady and all our memories of her are so good. We ask God’s comfort for you all at this time, we love you and pray for you.

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