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Walter Oscar Backstrom
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Birth: May 25, 1895
West Newton
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1973
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA

Walter O. Backstrom

Walter O. Backstrom, 78, of 157 N. Third St., West Newton, died Saturday evening in Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born May 25, 1895, in Collinsburg, son of the late Oscar W. and Christina Gren Backstrom.

Mr. Backstrom was a retired employe of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and belonged to Christ Lutheran Church West Newton, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainman and Loyal Order of Moose No. 31, West Newton.

Surviving are his widow, Jessie Everett Backstrom, three sons, Charles O. Backstrom of Uniontown, David R. Backstrom of Stanford Heights, WV and Robert L. Backstrom of West Newton; one sister, Mrs, Edla Pearson of Youngstown, OH; and five grandchildren.

Friends are being received at Richard F. Dodson Memorial Home, West Newton.
Family links: 
  Oscar Charles Johansson Backstrom (1868 - 1928)
  Christena Grehen Backstrom (1863 - 1946)
  Jessie Elisabeth Everett Backstrom (1895 - 1983)*
  Charles Oscar Backstrom (1922 - 1998)*
  David Richie Backstrom (1924 - 2007)*
  Charles John Backstrom (1890 - 1947)*
  Arthur Walfred Backstrom (1892 - 1967)*
  Edla Sophia Backstrom Pearson (1893 - 1988)*
  Walter Oscar Backstrom (1895 - 1973)
  Thomas Wilheim Backstrom (1897 - 1952)*
  Hannah Olga Backstrom Johnson (1899 - 1948)*
  Ernest Edward Backstrom (1901 - 1968)*
  Emil Rudolph Backstrom (1904 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
West Newton Cemetery
West Newton
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Originally Created by: Kathi Lynn King
Record added: Jan 28, 2012
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Walter Oscar Backstrom
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Walter Oscar Backstrom
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 Added: Apr. 28, 2012

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