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Robert Backer – Obituary

Name: Robert Backer

Age: 62

Born: 02-18-1957

Died: 03-06-2019

St. Anthony's Catholic Church, St. Cloud

St. Anthony's Catholic Church, St. Cloud

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Robert Backer, age 62, of St. Cloud, who passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial will take place in North Star Cemetery in St. Cloud.

Family and friends may call after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the Church in St. Cloud.

Robert was born on February 18, 1957 in St. Cloud to Albert and Virginia (Capser) Backer. He graduated St. Cloud Tech High School. Robert worked as a cook for the Persian Club, as well as volunteering for St. Anthony’s Church and at Auto Performance in Waite Park. Robert was the proud caretaker of his aunt Emilda for over 30 years. He liked to say “She was the oldest in the family and he was the youngest in the family, and they made a good pair.”

He enjoyed building futuristic model airplanes, collecting stone objects, and loved volunteer work.

He is survived by his siblings, Lawrence (Betty) Backer of Blue Ridge, TX, Roger (Janet) Backer of Water Valley, TX, Kathy (John) Adams, Mansfield TX David (Kathy) Backer of Arlington, TX; and a very large extended family.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; and aunt, Emilda Lauer.

Guestbook for Robert Backer

Roger & Lisa Schubert
, Friend
March 9, 2019, 6:28 pm
Sending Condolences to family and friends of Robert. Robert was a very sweet and kind man and will be missed deeply by all of us who cared for him... We will see you again our friend!
Rebecca L.
, Friend
March 9, 2019, 4:45 am
Sending my condolences to the family. So sorry to hear of Robert's passing. He was always so pleasant to visit with and was so kind and caring to all my family and his aunt Emilda.
, Friend
March 7, 2019, 4:48 pm
My condolences to the family. Robert's perpetual smile and sense of well being will always be remembered. I'm gonna miss you, bud!

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