Robert Eden |

Robert Eden

Services were held Dec. 14 at the Quimet Brothers, Concord Funeral Chapel in Concord for Robert C. Eden of Concord.

Mr. Eden died Nov. 27 at John Muir Hospital in Concord. He was 70.

He was born in Williams and was a Yuba/Sutter resident for 15 years. He worked in management at the Del Monte Corporation for 34 years. He moved to Yuba City when he was 5, went to Yuba City Elementary School and in 1950, graduated from Yuba City High School. He attended Yuba College and graduated from San Jose State University. He was a member of the Order of the Arrow, Order of the De Molay, president of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity at San Jose State, vice president of The Sons in Retirement in California, and a member of the Diablo and East Bay Bonsai societies.

Mr. Eden was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and worked at the Pentagon. He spent many summers in Nevada City, visiting relatives.

He is survived by his wife, Lou Eden of Concord; daughter, Janna Eden of Concord; son, Terry Newell of Thousand Oaks; brother, Ed Eden of Yuba City; uncles Eugene Ducotey of Etna, Gerald “Dud” Ducotey and Les Ducotey, both of Grass Valley; aunts Irma Wasley of Virginia, Louise Kanzler of Sacramento; Verla Dunbar of Oregon, Lois Davies and Elma Eden Baker, both of Nevada City; two grandchildren and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William C. Eden and Evelyn Ducotey Eden.

Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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