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 Olaf G Backen

Olaf G Backen

Birth
Downsville, Dunn County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 26 Apr 1978 (aged 75)
Evansdale, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 30167154 · View Source
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Services for Olaf G. Backen, 75, of 812 McCoy Road, will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. Nicholas Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery. He died at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday at his home of a heart ailment.
He was born June 6, 1902, in Downsville, Wisconsin, son of Olaf and Anna Backen. He married Catherine Gill May 20, 1926 in Waterloo and she died in 1957. He was employed at Rath Packing Company for 43 years, retiring in 1967.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Beverly Anderson of 200 Gilbert Drive, Elk Run Heights; a brother, George Peterson of 517 California Street, Waterloo, 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
A scripture service will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at O'Keefe and Towne Funeral Home in Waterloo.
Obituary is from the Waterloo Courier; Waterloo, Iowa dated Thursday, April 27, 1978 page 5.
Information below is from Carol Strayer's research:
Olaf is the 1st cousin 1 times removed of Robert Fagerlind.


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  • Maintained by: Carol Strayer
  • Originally Created by: Templarion
  • Added: 29 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30167154
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olaf G Backen (6 Jun 1902–26 Apr 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30167154, citing Calvary Cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Carol Strayer (contributor 46837478) .