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Freda (Codd) Cree dies at 97 service Monday

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Freda (Codd) Cree, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at White Oak of Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Freda Marguerite Larsen was born to Alma and Lars Peter Larsen, in Coral, Michigan, on May 22, 1915, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by four children Carol and husband, (Lawrence Magnuson) of Fort Mill , S.Car.; Marilyn and husband (Dr. Edward Humpert) of Chattanooga, Tenn.; William of Laurel, Md. and Allan of Cincinnati, Ohio. Also her sister-in-law, Norma Larsen of Coral, Mich.

Surviving are her grandchildren, Chase Magnuson (Jeanine) of Broken Arrow, Ok. and Kim Hajas (Brian) of Fort Mill, S. Car.; Katie Winkler of Fletcher, N. Car. and Christine Magdaleno (Francisco) of Laurel, Md., and seven great-grandchildren.

She was one of three children and was preceded in death by her sister, Frances and her brother, Alvin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Codd in 1983 and by her second husband, Lawrence Cree in 2000.

In l959 she and husband William Codd and family moved from Elmhurst, Ill. to Graham Woods in Chesterton, Ind. As a homemaker, she was involved with the PTA and was co-owner of the Old World Gift Shop on Calumet Ave. from 1967 to 1976.

Freda was a member of the United Church of God of Charlotte, N. Car.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church of Salisbury, North Carolina, with internment at Rowan Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritanís Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC, 28607, or the Salvation Army.



Posted 11/2/2012