Beatrice "Betsy" Eden
Age - 96
8/22/1915 - 11/6/2011

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Monday, November 14, 2011
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1565 18th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 
Rev. Tom Weisbecker

5:00 PM, 
Sunday, November 13, 2011
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

3-5 pm Sunday, November 13 at McKown Funeral Home
9:30 am until service time Monday, November 14 at St. Bonaventure Church

Graveside Service
1:30 pm Monday, November 14
St. John's Cemetery-rural Lindsay

Suggested to Birthright of Columbus
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Beatrice "Betsy" Eden died Sunday, November 6, 2011 at Meridian Gardens in Columbus.

Beatrice "Betsy" Evelyn Eden was born August 22, 1915 in Monroe, NE to Orville and Rose (Peterson) Fleming. Betsy graduated from Monroe High School in 1933 and went on to attend college. On September 23, 1940 she was united in marriage to Claude Eden in Nevada, Iowa. Betsy raised her family on a farm north of Monroe. While on the farm, Betsy was a member of St. Johns and Lindsay Holy Family Catholic Churches. She was also active in the Okay Extension Club. In 1977, she and Claude retired and moved to Columbus where they were members of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church. Betsy was active with St. Bonaventure Ladies Guild and volunteering with Birthright. She enjoyed reading, playing cards, and working with her computer.

She is survived by:
Daughter Sr. Karen Eden of Waverly
Son Jon (Paula) Eden of Omaha
Daughter Connie Shank of Portland, OR
Son Ted (Sonia) Eden of Grand Island
Daughter Lori Eden of Columbus
Son Greg (Vida) Eden of Lincoln
Sister Bonnie Kroeger of Omaha
9 Grandchildren
6 Great Grandchildren

She is preceded in death by:
Husband Claude Eden
Daughter Judith Eden
Sons Richard, Mark, and Joseph Eden
Brother Robert Fleming
Son-in-law Fr. David Shank

Memorials are suggested to the Birthright of Columbus
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