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Helen Johanna Titus

1924 - 2013

Helen Johanna Titus, 88, of La Grande, Ore., and formerly of Payson, passed away April 3, 2013.
Mrs. Titus was born Sept. 16, 1924 in Parco (now known as Sinclair), Wyo. She was the first female child born in the newly organized town of Parco. Her parents were Sam and Jorid Sannes.
She graduated from Rawlins High School in Rawlins, Wyo. and attended the University of Wyoming. On May 16, 1946 she married Wilbert F. Titus in Jackson Hole, Wyo. They were later divorced.
She was employed as a bookkeeper most of her working life. She enjoyed needlepoint and was an avid bridge player.
She is survived by her children, Terry Titus and his wife Tulip, of Casper, Wyo., Nancy Eggert of La Grande, Ore. and Tom Titus and his wife Starla, of Young, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Wilbert; parents, Sam and Jorid; and three sisters, Mary Sannes, Ruth Brayman and Bettie McDermott.
Services will be planned at a later date in Wyoming.
Memorial donations may be made to Sinclair Parco Museum, P.O. Box 247, Sinclair, WY 82334.
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