Noreen Earl Cook of Layton will turn 90 on July 18. She and her family will celebrate Saturday evening at the home of her son.
She was born on July 18, 1923, in Farmington to Marva Udy Earl and Edwin Earl. She is the oldest of three children and a big sister to brothers Rodney Earl and Brent Earl (deceased).
She attended David High School, where she met her soon-to-be husband Louis J. Cook. They are 1942 graduates. Shortly after she traveled to Chicago, where she met up with Louis on his military leave, they were married in 1944. Their vows were later solemnized in The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple. They raised two sons. Louis died in 2000.
Throughout her life, she has enjoyed many things. In her early years, she was a charter member of the Boots and Saddle horse riding club, participating in parades and rodeos. She spent time at her summer home in Scare Canyon, where she enjoyed snowmobiling and family fun.
She now enjoys volunteering with her senior friends at the Davis Hospital and attending summer concerts at the Layton Amphitheater.
Her sons and their spouses are Louis Carter and Karen Cook, and Bruce E. and Joan Cook. She has 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.