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Grace Helen Grover Backer
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1902
Hatfield
Pipestone County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1994
Sevier County
Arkansas, USA

Grace Helen Backer, aged 92, resident of Horatio, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 1994 in Ashdown. Graveside services were held at 10 A.M. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Piney Cemetery in Cross Roads with Ministers Fred Beck and Keith Goza officiating under the direction of Madden Funeral home of Ashdown. She was born Feb. 4, 1902 in Pipestone County, Minn.; and was a Methodist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Summerhays. Survivors are two daughters, Bette Davidson, and Christine Beck; one brother, Martin Grover; two sister, Erma Burdick and Evelyn Williams; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.


1st marriage Thomas Walter Summerhayes m. 6 July 1923 Mason City, Iowa
divorce 1951


2nd marriage Henry Backer m. 12 Jun 1954 Waterloo, Iowa
divorce Jun 1958
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Curtis Irvin Grover (1874 - 1961)
  Ida Amelia Zimmerman Grover (1885 - 1975)
 
 Spouses:
  Thomas Walter Summerhays (1903 - 1967)
  Henry Backer (1913 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Joan Summerhays (____ - 1925)*
  Shirley Ann Summerhays Hersom (1927 - 1977)*
  John Summerhays (1930 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Grace Helen Grover Backer (1902 - 1994)
  Hazel Ester Grover Leeper (1904 - 1991)*
  Curtis Russel Everson Grover (1906 - 1977)*
  Martin George Grover (1909 - 1999)*
  Evelyn Lucile Grover Williams (1915 - 2005)*
  Erma Dorthy Grover Burdick (1919 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Piney Cemetery
Little River County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Kelly Burdick
Record added: Dec 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23541050
Grace Helen <i>Grover</i> Backer
Added by: Kelly Burdick
 
Grace Helen <i>Grover</i> Backer
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 Added: Mar. 9, 2011
 
 
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