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“Gordon and Family, Have many rich and wonderful memories of the Eden family. A Hawiian party at your home, the cafe at the state fair, tobogganing in...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Bowra Brasch - Friend

“I always looked foreword in the Eden Christmas lights, Uncle Gorden new what he was doing. Little Gorden there is not a day that goes by that I don't...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Reed Wesley, Jessica Lynn, Brielle Nickole & Bradon Reed, The Gi - NM

“We were blessed to have Gorden and Charlotte as close neighbors (right across Quemado Dr NE) and even closer friends. They were both always there for...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Katherine and Frank Praytor - NM

“My Uncle was a great man. I loved and respected him so much. I remember when I was younger and Aunt Charlotte had her dress shop and I needed some...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Shelly Vetkos-Darling - Niece

“Our Thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this time. We love all of you and have so many fond memories of Gorden. Know that he is at...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Carl Eden, Dale Eden, Barbara Sewell - NM

“I met Gorden when he was the Used Car Manager at Ed Black's Chevrolet. I worked at Big O Tires and if Gorden needed something done to a car on his...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Bob Provance - Albuquerque, NM

“Gordon and Mary, I was sad to read that Uncle Gordon had passed I know that we were not close in the later years but you all are still family. My...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Joe Gilstrap - Albuquerque, NM

“Gorden, Mary, Renee and Josh, We are so sorry for the passing of your beloved father and grandfather. We know what an important part of your lives he...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara and Lonny Hurley

“To Gordon Jr and family, I was so saddened to hear of your Dad's passing but believe he's with your Mom, Sherry and Travis now. Know that your...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia (Stark) Eads - NM

“I have so many memories of growing up with the entire Eden family. I will always remember a great summer vacation with all and my installation in...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Patricia Bowra Schooley - NM

“Gordon Eden Sr played a strong role in my up-bringing. From the time I was small, I remember Gordon and Charlotte and DeMolay & Job's Daughters....Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Jones-Buciorelli - Frisco, NC

“My heart goes out to the whole Eden family, and extended family, and especially to Gorden Jr. and spouse, Mary Eden. Please know that you are all in...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Marc Perry - Santa Fe, NM

“I grew up with Uncle Gorden. Its funny,I thought everyone had an Uncle Gorden. The Rodeos what fun. I was in Job's Daughters, Bethel 2 Albuquerque,...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Lynn Marie - Albuquerque, NM

“With deep sympathy for your loss. I know that Gordon is now where he wanted to be. He will be deeply missed by all his friends, family and neighbors...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Sandra & Ron Bankston - NM

“Gordon Eden, Sr., was a very well-liked resident of Rio Hondo Drive, N.E., Albuquerque. I enjoyed his memories of his youth in Stanley, N.M., and...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: David L. Geary, PhD - Albuquerque, NM

“We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with your family during this time. Tim and Karen Akers ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Karen L. Stephenson-Akers - NM


EDEN - Gorden Edward Eden Sr., 87, passed away in his home on Thursday, April 15, 2010. Gorden was the son of Ben and Bernice Eden, whose family ‘homesteaded’ in Stanley, NM, where he attended school. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Ft. McDowell CA, which became the staging area for replacements in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. Gorden married Charlotte Marie Lewis on 9/27/47, and together they had three children. Gorden and Charlotte lived on a ranch in the South Valley of Albuquerque for many years, where they raised race-horses. Gorden enjoyed a long and successful career in automobile sales and management working many years for Galles Motor Co. and Ed Black’s Chevrolet, before co-owning an auto sales business with Charlotte. Gorden and Charlotte were long time members of Central United Methodist Church and Gorden was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Gorden is survived by his sons, U.S. Marshal Gorden E. Eden Jr. and wife, Mary; John Eden and Jeanne of AZ; daughter-in-law, Susan Eden; grandchildren, Tiffany, Ryan and wife Katie, Renee, Kyle and fiancé Katie, Josh and Cory; great-grandchildren Chandler and Elliott, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte; daughter Sherry; and son, Travis. At his request, a private service for his immediate family will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Association, 3411 Candelaria Road NE, Suite-M, Albuquerque, NM 87107 (leukemia.org) or the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association, PO Box 502, Milford, CT 06460 (RSDS.org). Please visit our online guest book for Gorden at RememberTheirStory.com

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