Date: Gathering: Friday, November 25, 2016
Time: 10 - 11 a.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 555 Bailey Rd, Crystal City, Missouri
Date: Memorial Mass: Friday, November 25, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108
William "Bill" Robert Backof, age 84, formerly of DeSoto entered into rest Friday, October 21, 2016 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson. After retiring from AmerenUE as a supervisor and he and his wife moved to the Lake of the Ozarks. He was a member of St Rose of Lima Catholic Church and he had been a member of the Army National Guards, Elks Lodge 689, Amvets Post 48 and Knights of Columbus. Born July 28, 1932, in DeSoto, Missouri, to the late Harry and Maria (Trunk) Backof.
Survived by his daughter: Barbara (Rick) Leonard of Mission Viejo, CA; daughter-in-law: Linda Backof of St Louis, MO; grandchildren: Kristin, Kara and Kali Leonard. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Earline (Blechle) Backof in 2009, son, Robert Backof and brother, Charlie Backof.