Date of Birth: 03/04/1932
Date of Death: 03/09/2015
Services: Memorial Service will be held Saturday 10:30 A.M. at West Hills Church, 3015 So. 82 Ave. Omaha, Nebraska A Private burial serive will be held.
Memorials to West Hills Church, Salvation Army, or VNA Hospice.
Visitation: The family will receive friends Friday 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the John A. Gentleman Mortuaries, 72nd Street Chapel, 1010 North 72 Street Omaha, Nebraska 68114.
Preceded in death by his parents, Henry Orlo and Dorothy Rushton Backer; wife Marcia Sunderland Backer; daughter in law, Maria Hart Backer; sisters in law, Ruth Agnes (Kim) Murray Backer and Martha Williamson Backer. Survived by children, James S. (Susan) Backer, Annie (Brad) Backer Davids, Thomas F. (Lisa) Backer; grandchildren, Thomas, Eric and Scott Davids, Michael, Bridget, Andrew, Sarah and Peter Backer; brothers, Rush and Henry Backer; and beloved nephews, nieces and cousins.