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Vivian J. Schultheiss Backlund
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Birth: Jan. 13, 1920
Death: Oct. 19, 2013

Vivian J. (Schultheiss) Backlund, of Binghamton, 92, went to be home with the Lord and reunited with her husband Axel on Saturday, October 19, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. Vivian was also predeceased by her parents, Fred & Justine Schultheiss. She is survived by son, Fred A. & Elena Backlund of Vestal; daughter, Wendy & Robert Zimbelman of Hudson, OH; grandchildren, Gregory & Anne Zimbelman, Christopher (Christina Curvin) Zimbelman, Erik Backlund, Andrew (Lauren McArthur) Zimbelman, Peter (Alison Nortman) Zimbelman, Lori Backlund; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Jeffrey and Nora Justine; also numerous nieces and nephews and many special friends. She graduated from Geneseo College and taught on Long Island before she married and started her family. After her husband started his own business, Woodworking Associates, she joined him there, giving him office support until retirement. She was also a very active member of the Nimmonsburg United Methodist Church. Vivian loved spending time with her family and husband at their special place on the Upper Delaware River in Stalker, PA. She loved the outdoors, animals and nature. Vivian was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother "G-G", and friend. She will be dearly missed by many. A Memorial Service will be held at the Nimmonsburg United Methodist Church, 918 Upper Front St., Binghamton, NY 13905 on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at 11:30 a.m., Rev. Peggi Eller officiating. Burial will be in the Vestal Hills Memorial Park at the convenience of her family. Friends may call at the Wm. R. Chase & Son Funeral Home, 737 Chenango St., Port Dickinson, NY 13901 on Tuesday, October, 22, 2013, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Those wishing, kindly consider memorial contributions in Vivian's name to either the Nimmonsburg UMC or the Broome County Dog Shelter, 110 Cutler Pond Rd., Binghamton, NY 13905 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred Schultheiss (1896 - 1987)
  Justine Schultheiss (1895 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Axel Backlund (1915 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vestal Hills Memorial Park
Vestal
Broome County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Mark Kunzman
Record added: Apr 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88213322
Vivian J. <i>Schultheiss</i> Backlund
Added by: Mark Kunzman
 
Vivian J. <i>Schultheiss</i> Backlund
Added by: Mark Kunzman
 
Vivian J. <i>Schultheiss</i> Backlund
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