Elizabeth Sauvignet “Betty” Burow, 86, passed away Sept. 10, 2011.

Burow was born in Laredo, where she grew up and went to school, on Nov. 1, 1924. In the 1960s, she married Harold C. Burow and the couple moved to Robstown.

Burow was preceded in death by her husband; parents, Paul Leo and Antonia Peña Sauvignet; sisters, Anita Sauvignet Weber and Aminta Sauvignet; and brother, Henry Sauvignet.

She is survived by her sister, Ruby Christensen; sister-in-law, Irene V. Sauvignet; and nephews and nieces, Carl Christensen, Rosie Christensen, Henry E. Sauvignet, Ruby A. Sauvignet, Joseph H. Sauvignet and Paul E. Sauvignet.

Visitation was held Sept. 16 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home, followed immediately by a graveside funeral service at Robstown Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Banquete First Baptist Church.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home