April 5, 2011

Joseph Dennis Backes

Joseph Dennis Backes age 60 of Lincoln, Nebraska died on Monday, April 4, 2011 at his home in Lincoln.  He was born on May 3, 1950 in Sturgis, South Dakota to Joseph and Patricia (Stocks) Backes.  He graduated from high school and attended a welding trade school.  He served in the U.S. Army.  Joseph worked as a car man welder for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for 31 years. He married June Stokes on October 29, 2004 in Lincoln.  

Joseph is survived by his wife, June of Lincoln; daughters, Melissa Kolrud of Fargo, North Dakota; Jennifer Backes of Lincoln; step-daughter, Alesia Stokes of Lincoln; brother, John Backes of Wyoming; grandchildren, Tanya Kolrud, Dylan Kolrud, Kashies Walters, Gage Coulter and Hailey Langdale.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother James Backes.

Cremation/no visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Burial will be at a later date in the Black Hills National Cemetery at Sturgis, South Dakota.

Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.

1 Comment

  1. 5-3-12
    Happy Birthday Dad!! We love and Miss you so much. You are our world and will forever be in our hearts.

    Your Daughter


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