Gertrude <I>Blommer</I> Backes

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Gertrude Blommer Backes

Gertrude Backes

Funeral services were held Dec. 9, at St. Cecilia Church, Thiensville, for Gertrude (nee Blommer) Backes a former Mequon resident. She died Dec. 5 at the age of 85. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery.

Mrs. Backes is the wife of William P. Backes, the mother of Dorothy (Charles) Pfannerstill, Mary Jane Megow, Robert A. (Lorna) and Daniel H. (Doris) Backes. She is survived by 28 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and a sister, Ruth Grelinger.
Mrs. Backes was a member of St. Cecelia Church, the Christian Mothers Altar Sodality, the Senior Parishioners of St. Cecilia, the Mission Circle, Third Order of St. Francis, Legion of Mary Auxiliary, Apostolate of the Suffering and the Howard J. Schroeder Legion Auxiliary.

Article published in 1978 unknown paper.


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  • Created by: Glenn & Kathy
  • Added: 28 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96171198
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Blommer Backes (29 Dec 1893–5 Dec 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96171198, citing Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum, Mequon, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Glenn & Kathy (contributor 46987598) .