James Eden, 87, of Lone Tree, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. A celebration of life was held April 20 at the Sorden-Lewis home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial will be held at a later date.
James Edwin Eden was born on September 26, 1924, the son of Elmer and Lois (Neff) Eden in Lone Tree. He was a 1942 graduate of Lone Tree High School. James served in the United States Army from 1946 until 1947, attaining the rank of Corporal. On June 19, 1949, James was united in marriage to Shirley Mills at the First Christian Church in Iowa City. James was a farmer in the Lone Tree area his entire life.
Local survivors include Becky (Ron) Meyer of Solon.
A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home in memory of James. Online condolences for James’s family may be sent to www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.