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Burton Edsol Aden

Posted January 02, 2015 in Obituaries, Urbandale
Burton Edsol Aden, 91, died Friday, December 12, 2014 at Methodist West Hospital in West Des Moines, IA. Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 9, at Deerfield Retirement Community in Urbandale, IA. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 10, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island, NE. Interment will take place at Grand Island Cemetery in Grand Island.

Burton E. Aden

Burton E. Aden

Burt was born to Harvey W. and Martha Block Aden on July 10, 1923, in rural Gothenberg, NE. He married Lorraine Ann Stolle, and to this union 6 children were born. Prior to marriage, he served our country in WW II for 3 ½ yrs in the US Army Air Corp as a radio operator/gunner on B-17 and B-24 bomber crews. His professional career included 38 years with International Harvester Co; 17 years with Nebraska Tractor and Equipment Co; and 7 years as a manufacturer’s rep for Ballast Tools, Inc, retiring in 1990.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by 5 sons, Thomas C. (Mary) Aden of Boise, Idaho, James J. (Jill) Aden of Atlanta, GA, Jeffery B. Aden of Des Moines, Christopher J. Aden of Washington DC, and Matthew J. (Sheri) Aden of Omaha, NE; one sister, Norma Jean (James) Cunningham of Grand Island, NE, 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Burt was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Ann Aden; his daughter at infancy, Theresa Ann Aden; parents; two brothers and two sisters.

Memorials may be directed to the Deerfield Foundation Scholarship Fund at 13731 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50323. – See more at:

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