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Helen Janet Gamble Backhaus
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1919
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 2010
Travis County
Texas, USA

ROCKDALE Services for Helen Janet Backhaus, 91, of Rockdale will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale with the Rev. John Warren officiating.

Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Mrs. Backhaus died Friday, Nov. 12, in Austin.

She was born on Feb. 11, 1919, to Frank and Effie Voyles Gamble in Sharp. She was a graduate of Sharp High School. On Sept. 5, 1940, she married Siegfried Paul "Pesh" Backhaus in Cameron. She was a homemaker and had co-owned and operated Backhaus Cleaners in Rockdale for 34 years, retiring in 1984. She was a life-long member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale. She was preceded in death by her husband.

Survivors include a son, John Backhaus of Austin; two sisters, Artie Backhaus of Rockdale and Edith Korthauer of Kingwood; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be one-hour prior to the service at the church.

Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale is in charge of arrangements.

Published: November 14, 2010.
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  Siegfried Paul Backhaus (1919 - 2007)
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Nov 14, 2010
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Helen Janet <i>Gamble</i> Backhaus
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- SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
 Added: Nov. 14, 2010

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