Belva Frances Markusen was born March 29, 1923 to Oscar and Cecelia (Walker) Markusen in Correctionville. She graduated from Correctionville High School, and upon graduation, Belva worked as a telephone operator for the Bell Telephone Company for 38 years.
Belva enjoyed singing and dancing, especially the jitterbug. She played the piano and organ. Belva also enjoyed cooking and traveling to the Black Hills.She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her beloved friend and soul mate of 68 years, Jack Peters of Anthon; an honorary sister-in-law, Anna Mae Lancaster of Anthon; honorary nieces, Martha Kaufman of Gilbert, Arizona and Margie Lancaster of Anthon, and several cousins.
On-line condolences can be made at nicklasedjensenfh.com