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 Ruth I <I>Fletcher</I> Backert

Ruth I Fletcher Backert

Birth
Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death 14 Nov 2000 (aged 70)
Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Burial Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 14
Memorial ID 100641011 · View Source
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ELKHART INDIANA TRUTH OBITUARY – 11/15/2000 – ELKHART

Ruth I. Backert, 70, of 52064 C.R. 5, died at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday [November 14, 2000] at Elkhart General Hospital. The daughter of Gordon F. & Mae (Robin) Fletcher, she was born in Elkhart on February 1, 1930, and married George F. Backert in LaPorte on June 15, 1947. Mrs. Backert is survived by her husband; a daughter, Sandra R. Masten of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two sons, George F. and Robin L., both of Elkhart; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Gordon D., Robert L. & Carl E. Fletcher, all of Elkhart; and two sisters, Madeline Warren of Osceola and Dorothy Simms of Mishawaka. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home, where the service will be at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Mike Fischer will officiate and burial will be at Rice Cemetery. Mrs. Backert worked at CTS Corp. for 42 years and retired in 1991. She was a member of Grace Bible Church, CTS Quarter Century Club and the Elkhart Moose Lodge. Memorials may be given to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County or Elkhart Community Hospital.


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  • Created by: Karen K
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100641011
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth I Fletcher Backert (1 Feb 1930–14 Nov 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100641011, citing Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Karen K (contributor 47242613) .