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July 5, 2018 Margaret R. Eden
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1928 - 2018

Margaret R. Eden, 89, of Sun City, Ariz., died Sunday, June 3, 2018, at her home in the Royal Oaks Retirement Community. Funeral services will be held at Lone Tree Presbyterian Church in Lone Tree, Iowa, Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11 a.m. with burial in Lone Tree cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Margaret was born Aug. 31, 1928, in Guttenberg, Iowa, the daughter of Michael and Anna Griebel. She married Donald F. Eden on Aug. 21, 1949, in Lone Tree, Iowa. They were married 52 years.

She graduated from Lone Tree High School in 1945 and from the University of Iowa in 1949. She served as treasurer of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. She taught business classes in high schools in Shoshoni, Wyo., Brighton, Iowa and Iowa City, Iowa. She worked for the San Luis Valley HMO where she retired as marketing director. She was very active in the communities she lived in serving as Girl Scout and Boy Scout den leaders, Democratic committee woman, Heart Fund and American Cancer Fund drive chairman, secretary of Women’s Civic Club, president of PEO, Presbyterian deacon, elder, president and honorary member of Presbyterian’s Women Group, sang in church choirs, served on board of Palmbrook Country Club and president of the Ladies Breakfast Club.

She is survived by her children: Patricia Lembo (James) of Alamosa, Colo., Pamela Scott (Brent) of Aurora, Colo., and Jeffrey Eden (Bernice) of Aurora, Colo.; four grandchildren: Lauren Brenner (Justin) of Colorado Springs, Colo., Ryan Scott of Morrison, Colo., Renee Williams (Jason) of Morrison, Colo. and Nicholas Scott of Golden, Colo.; two great-grandchildren: Grant and Abigail Brenner; and other survivors include: Wendell and Betty Eden of Washington, Iowa, Beverly and Don Felt of Anaheim, Calif., Delores Eden of Iowa City; David and Lavon Kirkpatrick of Houston, Texas, Betty Kirschner of Iowa City, Sharon Tomkins (David) of Pflugerville, Texas and Paul Griebel (Linda) of Senora, Calif.

She is preceded in death by her parents Michael and Anna Griebel; brother: Ray Griebel; and her husband: Donald F. Eden.

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