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Belva Freeman

September 14, 1926 — July 9, 2015

Belva Marie Cook Freeman

Belva Marie Cook Freeman was born September 14, 1926 in Salt Lake City to Franklin Jensen Cook and LoVenna Sorensen.  On July 9, 2015, at the age of 88, Belva passed away of natural causes.

Belva attended Midvale schools, graduated from Jordan High School, class of 1944.  Received a B.A. degree from Woodbury College in Los Angeles, CA.  While going to college she met Melvin Freeman, they married July 5, 1947 in Salt Lake City.

She enjoyed raising her children as well as working as a bookkeeper at Cook Lumber, Butterfield Lumber and the family companies until the age of 80.  She was very active and had many hobbies such as bowling, golfing and playing cards with those she loved.  She was a proud member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Belva was a very giving, caring and gracious lady with a lot of integrity and a great sense of humor.   She was a loving mother and grandmother, always being there for her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her husband Melvin Freeman, sons, Eric, Karl (Kay), Keith (Lori), grandchildren, Cody (Amanda), Callin (Colby), Nicole and Jarrod.  Preceded in death by son, Douglas, daughter, Julie, parents and brother, Don.

Belva’s family and friends hold her in the highest regard and she will be dearly missed.

The family wishes to thank the staff at CareSource for the kindness and exceptional care they gave Belva.

Graveside services will be held at the Midvale City Cemetery, 471 West 7500 South, Midvale, on July 14, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

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