Backus Obituaries

Backus Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Backus, MN

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  • Saturday Sep 1 | via The Brainerd Daily Dispatch 

    Jerome Crimmins

    Jerome Patrick Crimmins, age 80, of Backus, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Society, Pine River. He was born to Edward and Opal Crimmins on December 14, 1937, in Pine River.

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  • Saturday Aug 25 | via The Brainerd Daily Dispatch 

    Authorities identify drowning victim

    Authorities identified a Wisconsin woman who died after she was found unresponsive in the water on Ponto Lake in rural Backus. The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported Panhia Danielle Yang, 37, of Sheboygan, Wis., was swimming near shore the afternoon of Aug. 18, and was found in the water not breathing by people nearby.

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  • Saturday Aug 25 | via Post-Bulletin 

    Officials release ID of Wisconsin woman drowned in M...

    The Cass County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old Panhia Danielle Yang of Sheboygan was pulled from Ponto Lake in rural Backus on Aug. 18. She died at a hospital a day later.

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  • Thursday Aug 23 | via Post-Bulletin 

    David Petersdorf -- Rochester

    David was born on Dec. 13, 1946, to Robert and LaVonne Petersdorf. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1965 and went on to work for the Painter's Union, holding several different positions during his long career.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via The Brainerd Daily Dispatch 

    Woman dies at hospital after possible drowning

    A Wisconsin woman died at a St. Cloud hospital a day after being found unresponsive in the water on Ponto Lake in rural Backus. The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to the possible drowning at 4:23 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. When deputies and responders arrived on scene, they learned a 37-year-old woman from Sheboygan, Wis., had been swimming near shore and was found by other parties in the area in the water not breathing.

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  • Aug 18, 2018 | via Pequot Lakes Echo 

    Wenonah Elaine Smith

    Wenonah Elaine Smith, 85, was born on March 7, 1933 in Pine River Minnesota, and passed away peacefully on August 18, 2018 at her daughter's home in Paradise Valley, Arizona surrounded by her family.

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  • Aug 8, 2018 | via Pequot Lakes Echo 

    4. Shawn David Keep

    Shawn David Keep passed away at his home in Harlingen, Texas on July 19, 2018. He was 42 years old.

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