FUNERAL SERVICES FOR

Victorin "Vic" Backes

2/16/1934 - 8/19/2009


Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Monday, August 24, 2009
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

Vigil
7:00 PM, 
Sunday, August 23, 2009
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

Visitation
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, 
Sunday, August 23, 2009
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

Visitation
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 
Monday, August 24, 2009
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

Interment
All Saints Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
Military Honors by American Legion Hartman Post #84 Honor Guard
     
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Victorin Nicholas Backes was born February 16, 1934 in Lindsay, Nebraska to Joseph and Nell (Dohmen) Backes. He received his early education in Lindsay and attended trade school in Omaha. He served in the United States Army. Vic married Irene Chochon on May 10, 1958 in Tarnov, Nebraska. He worked as an autobody mechanic for 14 years. In 1973 he began working for Sands Livestock Systems. He then worked for Veissman Trucking and NPP. Vic was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Holy Name and V.F.W. Vic enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sporting events, fixing vehicles and antique tractors. He also enjoyed spending time and having coffee and playing cards with his friends.

He is survived by:
Wife: Irene Backes of Columbus, NE
Son: Alan (Roxanne) Backes of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Cindy (Bill) Puckett of Columbus, NE
Son: Larry Backes of Lincoln, NE
Brother: Ivan (Sheila) Backes of Columbus, NE
Brother: Joe (Connie) Backes of Omaha, NE
Sister: Bonnie (Gary) Johnston of Lindsay, NE
Sister: Marie (Ray) Korth of Columbus, NE
Grandchildren: Ashely Backes, Eric Puckett, Matt Puckett, Tina Moseley

He was preceded in death by:
Father: Joseph Backes
Mother: Nell Backes
Sister: Alma Lindhorst
Sister: Betty Nordby
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