Roanoke- Kathryn L. Eden, 88, of Roanoke, IL, passed away at 10:25
am on Thursday April 3, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Home of
She was born on December 28, 1925 in Galesburg, IL to Howard and
Kathryn Badgett Stevenson. She married Orville C. Eden on June 7,
1946 in Galesburg, IL. He passed away on March 24, 1999.
Surviving are two sons, Jack (Debby) Eden of Galesburg; Fred
(Phyllis) Eden of Roanoke; four daughters, Nancy (Emmett) Meinhold
of Benson, IL; Patti (Neal) St. John of Reno, NV; Rebecca (Mike)
Leah of San Antonio, TX; Lori Koch of DePere, WI; one sister Marion
Tomlin of Galesburg; 15 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Steven
Eden; and one brother Joseph.
Kathryn was co-owner of Eden's Taco House in Peoria for 20 years
and the Eden's Club 116 in Roanoke until she retired in 1992.
She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Roanoke.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday April 5 at
the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Rev. Bruce
Scarbeary will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9-11 am on
Saturday before the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in
the Roanoke Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to a charity of the donor's
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.
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