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Obituary for James Van Eden

January 23, 1940 - November 8, 2021
Jenison, Michigan | Age 81


James Van Eden, age 81 of Jenison passed away unexpectedly November 8, 2021.

He is survived by his daughters: Sarah and Thomas Flash, and Jane and Thomas Tilma; his grandchildren: Hannah, Thomas, and Tyler who knew him as "Boppy"; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Marcia and Jack Nelms, and Timothy and Val Dozeman.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife Barbara in 2015. He was a lifelong member of Fellowship Reformed Church in Hudsonville. Jim was a mechanical engineer and retired from BF Goodrich. He loved old cars, especially muscle cars. He also enjoyed woodworking, bicycling, riding his motorcycle, and helping others. Jim was affectionally known as the "neighborhood handyman".

A time of visitation will be from 11am-12 pm Monday, November 15, 2021, with the funeral service to follow at 12 pm at Yntema Funeral Home, 251 South State Street, Zeeland. Interment will be in Zeeland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Harbor Humane Society.

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251 S State St
Zeeland, MI 49464
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