Obituaries

Charles G. Backerman

Jan 1, 2019
Backerman, Charles

Services

Memorial service 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel

Visitation

One hour prior to services at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel

Biography

Charles George “Chuck” “Fa” Backerman, 94, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Ravenwood Specialty Care of natural causes.

He was born April 15, 1924 in Breckenridge, MN, the son of Herman and Ida Mae (Davis) Backerman.

Charles served in the United States Air Force from 1943-1945 during World War II and again from 1950-1951 during the Korean Conflict.

Charles married Verna Mae Hansen on April 15, 1947 in Cedar Falls; she died July 25, 1999.

He worked in Set-up at John Deere Co. for 32 years until his retirement in 1974. 

Survived by his son-in-law, Richard "Herman" Hinz of Cedar Falls; two grandchildren, Katharine (Jeremy) Fortier of Indianapolis, IN and Kara (Mike) Nordberg of Palo; and four great-grandchildren, Reagan and Gunther Fortier and Kale and Maia Nordberg.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Christie Hinz; sister, Margaret Holm; and four brothers, Harold, Harvey, Jack and Jim Backerman.
 

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  1. Chris Nordberg | Jan 16, 2019

    I am so very sorry for your loss. He sounds like a wonderful man. I wish I had known him. 

     

     

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