Jacob “Jake” Aaron Iden

Born: 11/08/1990 Passed:

Jacob “Jake” Aaron Iden was born on November 8, 1990, and suddenly left this world on October 18, 2021.

Jake was blessed to be raised and endlessly spoiled by his parents, Bette J. and Veryl R. Iden.  They joyfully embraced their second parenting opportunity when Jake, their only grandchild, joined them at 18 months of age.

Growing up Jake loved cuddling with Mom, playing games and helping her around the house.  Time with Dad was spent in fast and furious go cart races and helping to fix anything and everything they could get their hands on.  Jake and Aunt Yvonne would spend endless hours riding horses and playing Laser Tag as Al Capone and Belle Starr.  A favorite pastime of Jake’s was to terrorize (described by his parents as “charm”) the patrons of Walker’s Restaurant and Aunt Mabel’s.

Jake’s innate charisma, razor wit, and natural comedic talent charmed and amused everyone he met.  His laugh was infectious, and he was extremely loved by family and friends.

Unfortunately, after years of struggling with substance abuse and addiction and the relative recent passing of his parents, he made an irrevocable decision.

Jake will be forever missed by his father, Todd R. Iden, and aunt and uncle, Yvonne (Iden) & Clint Krendick and extended family members.

Special thanks to Keith Arnold for his unwavering friendship to Jake, and Major Troy Watson for his compassion and empathy in the line of duty.

The family will receive visitors 4 pm – 6 pm on Friday, October 22nd, at Paquelet-Falk Funeral Home, 303 S Chapel St, Louisville.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Light After Loss, PO Box 35876, Canton, Ohio 44735.

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11 Tributes to Jacob “Jake” Aaron Iden

  1. Patricia Iden says:

    Remember myself and my husband in a car behind Betty and Veryl with Jake in car climbing from front to back that what it looked like such a active sweet child

    • Stacy Iden Holderbaum says:

      Playing hide and go seek with the cousins when we baby set.

      • Kathy Warner says:

        I remember Jake as a cute little guy in kindergarten. He was a very dear friend of my son Tom Warner. My condolences to his family. RIP sweet Jake

    • Anthony C.G. says:

      Im so sorry to hear this jake was a coworker at imperial and also a really good friend. My condolences to his family.

      • Kenny Ward says:

        So sorry to hear this. I’ve known this whole family for most of my life. They were very good people. Hugs to Yvonne and Todd.

    • Theresa Tjay Angie Locke says:

      As a neighbor I remember how very and Betty adored Jake it is sad he made the decision to leave this world like he did my heart breaks for his dad and aunt my prayers are with you all

  2. Sherry Morgan says:

    My heart goes out to Todd and Yvonne. Treasure the memories that you have of Jake and always know that our departed loved ones are never really gone because they are always in our hearts.

  3. Germaine says:

    Sending prayers and hugs to his dad ….Aunt and family….so sorry for your loss

  4. Lucy Morello Eisenmann says:

    I work for Morello Law Offices and had spoken with Jacob many times. He was always such a nice young man and so polite. We were all so shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. On behalf of Herb Morello and I, please accept our deepest condolences. You have all been in our prayers.

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