March 10, 2010

Mava Cook

Mava Cook, 75, of Watford City, died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at the McKenzie County Memorial Hospital in Watford City. Friends may sign the on-line register book and give their condolences at
Cremation has taken place. Her memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 11, 2010, at First Lutheran Church in Watford City. Pastor Chris Montgomery will officiate and inurnment will be at a later date this spring in Schafer Cemetery, Watford City.
Mava “Bunny” Belle Cook was born on March 1, 1935, in Charlson N.D., to LoJoie and Florance (Murray) Boots. She was the oldest of four children.
Mava married Kenneth Cook on Nov. 5, 1955. They had seven children: Roxanne, Penny, Tammy, Jack, Starr, Kurt and Tori. They moved out to Washington in 1968, where they raised their seven children. While enjoying their lives together, along came 16 grandchildren: Hope, Monica, Josh, Jacklynn, Jacob, Kaleigh, Brandon, Kyle, Bryce, Tyler, Kristopher, Lindsay, Shayna, Tristen, Harlee, and Deven. Along with those grandchildren came two great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Veronica.
Mava worked as a waitress for 10 years and worked as a factory worker for 15 years.
Mava enjoyed bowling, throwing darts, listening to country music and just being with family and friends.
Mava is survived by two sons, Jack Cook of Arnegard, Kurt Cook of Watford City; four daughters, Roxanne Cook of Watford City, Penny Swanson of Kent, Wash., Tammy and Tori Cook of Watford City; one brother, Duane Boots of Watford City; one sister, Joyce Rogness of Watford City; sixteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; one daughter, Starr Benson; and one sister, Wanda Timmer.
Friends may sign the register book at the Fulkerson Funeral Home in Watford City on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and at the church on Thursday, one hour prior to services.