(September 23, 1925 - March 4, 1968)
The Lusk Herald
March 14, 1968
George Backhaus Dies Suddenly
George William Backhaus, 42, of North Star Route, Torrington, died suddenly at his home Monday morning, March 4.
He was born on a ranch near Torrington on September 23, 1925. He married Wanda Lorraine Elkins at Torrington on August 10, 1956. He was a life long resident of the Torrington area.
Survivors include his widow; his mother, Mrs. Nora Backhaus of Torrington; one sister Emma Belle Baumgardner of Paul, Idaho; a half-sister Mrs. Irene Phipps of Harrison; and a nephew, Kenneth Stimson, of Scottsbluff.
Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:99 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church in Torrington. The Rev. Howard B. Osborne officiated. Burial was in Valley View Cemetery at Torrington.
Those from Harrison who were in Torrington for the services were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Phipps, Mr. and Mrs. James A. Phipps and son, and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Grote.
Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the
The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.
Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of
those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave