We regret to announce the death on April 22, 2003, of Louise Elizabeth (Connie) Biro, at the age of 79 years. Connie was born near Vanguard Saskatchewan and was a long time resident of Calgary prior to moving to Vernon in 1990. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 60 years, Alex; daughters Marion (Kenneth) Fordyce of Lacombe, Alberta and Alice Mansfield of Calgary; grandchildren: Natalie (Rick) Maclise, Keith (Trish) Fordyce, Macen, Cordell and Curtis (Gina) Mansfield; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers: Jim (Stella) Heembrock, Bob (Natalie) Heembrock, and Len Heembrock; sisters Sally (John) Pukas, and Bernice Heembrock; and numerous extended family members. Private family services were held, followed by cremation. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Connie to the B.C. Lupus Association, 895 W 10th Ave., Vancouver, V5Z 1L7; or to the charity of their choice. Arrangements were in care of Vernon Funeral Home. 250-542-0155.