Betty Joann Titus Korhonen passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 after a short illness.

She was born June 27, 1933 in Crawfordsville to Raymond and Mildred (Cedars) Titus, the fourth of eight children.

She graduated from Crawfordsville High School in 1951 and began working at Security Abstract & Title Company. In 1957 she moved to Seattle, Washington making the trip with her friend Pat Hayes; each driving their own cars. She had many fond memories of that trip. She began working in Seattle and soon met Darrell Korhonen. They were married in 1958 and had three children.

Mrs. Korhonen enjoyed caring for her family, helping in her children's school, PTA and Girl Scouts. In 1977 she returned to work as a bookkeeper at Dick and Dale's Appliance Co. for many years until she retired. She then volunteered for the American Cancer Society, working in the Discovery Shop for more than 20 years. Mr. and Mrs. Korhonen enjoyed taking vacation car trips, oftentimes in their Model A Ford. She also enjoyed watching Mariners Baseball, going on fun trips to the area casinos with the seniors groups and spending time with her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary (Joe) Trujillo and and Susan Hart (David DuPont); three grandchildren, Melissa Hart, Jonathan Hart (Natasha Maher) and Kyla Trujillo (Nicolas Guillaume); two great-grandchildren, Kieyon Hart and Makenna Hart; a brother Robert; and her sisters, Barbara, Janice, Anna and Nancy.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years Darrell; her son Kenneth; and her two brothers, Bill and Richard.

Funeral Service were held Nov. 22 at Tibbetts United Methodist Church in Seattle. Burial was at Vashon Cemetery.

Remembrances in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop of West Seattle.