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Gertrude Rae "Trudy" Davis Backus
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1929
Osage County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2009

IDAHO FALLS, ID -- Gertrude “Trudy” Rae Backus died August 15, 2009, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. She was born September 9, 1929 in Barnsdall, Oklahoma, to Fred R. and Goldie Alderdice Davis.

She was a wife, mother, and homemaker. She attended schools in Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Idaho, graduating from Idaho Falls High School in 1947.

On December 24, 1952, she married Edward E. Backus in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Major Backus was a career Marine and they lived in many states. In 1965 they adopted a family of seven children.

Trudy is survived by her husband; five daughters: Mrs. Aaron (Mary) Foust, of San Diego CA, Mrs. Stan (Cheryl) Leonard, of Vista, CA, Mrs. Red (Elise) Porter, of Carlsbad, CA, Mrs. Brent (Lynette) Martin, of Shelley, ID, and Mrs. Eric (Trudi) Stubbs, of Escondido, CA; two sons, Paul E. Dorey, of Vista, CA, and Dennis A. Backus, of Huntland, TN; one sister, Mrs. Frank (Georga) Kissner, of Sandy, OR; 22 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother; and one great-grandchild.

Combined Graveside Memorial Services for Ed and Trudy will be held at 11 a.m. at Ririe-Shelton Cemetery on Saturday, June 25, 2011. All family and friends are invited to attend. 
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  Edward Evans Backus (1926 - 2010)
Ririe Shelton Cemetery
Bonneville County
Idaho, USA
Created by: Barb
Record added: Jun 27, 2011
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Gertrude Rae Trudy <i>Davis</i> Backus
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May you rest in peace.
- Barb
 Added: Apr. 2, 2015

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