On June 10, 2023 Connie Mirkovich peacefully passed away at the age of 82. The glue that held the family together was born in Rapid City, South Dakota. Her first years were spent with her grandparents who spoiled her, but instilled in her a love for learning. When she went to school, she was one of the smartest in her class. This continued throughout life until the very end. Her high school days were full of learning and happiness. She travelled to University of Denver, where she excelled and obtained a bachelor’s degree. During her time in college, she joined the Kappa Delta sorority, where she was very active. While in college, she met her husband Michael, to whom she was married for 59 fulfilled years. When she and Michael retired, they spent many years travelling the world. The travelled to such place as Europe, Hawaii, Alaska, Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand. She fell in love with New Zealand, and it was one of her fondest places in the world. She was passionate about quilting, and was instrumental in forming the quilting club at Pebble Creek.
Connie is survived by her husband Michael, son Mark, granddaughter Micha, two brothers, and many nieces and nephews. She will be missed by family and the many friends she made over her life.