KRIZEN, Betty Gene (James) at 89, daughter of Thomas and Edith James, peacefully pass-ed away October 12, 2016, under the gentle care of Suncoast Hospice Woodside House. She was preceded by her husband, Joseph James Krizen Jr., and survived by her son, Joseph Krizen (wife, Darlene Krizen), daughter Edith Mellgren (husband, Larry Mellgren); and her three grandchildren Brian Mellgren (wife, Ginger Mellgren), Monica Krizen and Erica Krizen. Betty was born in the township of Weathersfield, OH in 1927, completed her registered nurses training at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in 1949, moved to Florida, and married Joe in 1951. She spent over 40 years caring for her patients in various hospitals in St. Petersburg. Joe and Betty loved to travel, taking vacations from Florida to California, and throughout Europe. She will be sorely missed by her friends and family. Neither service nor viewing will be scheduled. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice. Arrangements are entrusted to: Sorensen Funeral Home.
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