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9947 Lyndale Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420
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Minneapolis, MN 55419
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New Hope, MN 55428

James Gilmore Backer

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Age 98, of Bloomington passed away on July 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth; sister Lorraine Ehlert. He is survived by his son, Jim (Debra); granddaughters, Katie (Eric) Magnuson, Laura (Don) Meves, and Amy (Dominque) Favor. James was an Air Force veteran Corporal having served in the 768th Bomber Squad. James and Ruth were committed members of Redemption Lutheran Church helping others through their love of Christ and service. Funeral service Saturday, July 22nd 11 AM at Redemption Lutheran Church, 927 E. Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment at Dawn Valley Memorial Garden, Bloomington. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the church.
Bloomington        952-888-7771

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