William (”Bill”) Heer passed away peacefully at Polson Extended Care on December 17, 2002, in his 91st year. He was a resident of the Vernon area since 1945. Bill was predeceased by his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret, in 1996; and by brothers Henry and John, and sisters Emma and Mary. He will be lovingly remembered by his son, George (Kathy) and daughters Margaret (Frank) Barr and Helen (Graeme) Corney; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Bill is also survived by sister, Minnie Quamme; sister-in-law, Mary Heer; brothers-in-law; Andy (Rita) Carmichael and David Carmichael; and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dr. Cawkell and the nurses and caregivers at Polson Multi-level who gave our dad such tender and loving care. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 21, at 1:00 P.M.; in the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. Interment will follow in Vernon City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Care Fund at Polson Extended Care Unit, 2101 – 32 St., Vernon, V1T 5L2, would be appreciated. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 542-0155.