Elizabeth "Betty" Durken passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Betty was the beloved wife for 70 years to her "childhood sweetheart" Joseph L. Durken, and the dear sister of Carroll W. Borkman and the late John Y. Borkman. She was a much loved and cherished aunt to 3 generations of nieces and nephews. Betty also had countless, long time friends from her former South Baltimore, Ferndale, and Catonsville communities and counted many new friends from the Charlestown retirement community. She was also a faithful member of St. Stephen & James Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Baltimore for many years and in more recent years, the Salem Lutheran Church in Catonsville. A celebration of Betty's life will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at 11 AM at Loudon Park Funeral Home, 3620 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore, MD.