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K-G Molander
21-08-08, 15:15
I received from Connie Hornsby in Louisiana Emma Backlunds obituary. The text is below.


12-31-1957 LCAP
Backlund Rites Set for Today In DeQuincy.

DEQUINCY (Spl.) - Funeral service for Mrs. Emma Johanna Backlund, 84, were to be held at 3 p.m. today at the Snider funeral home with Rev. A. A. McKnight officiating.
Burial will be in Rigmaiden cemetery. Mrs. Backlund died at 12:30 p.m. Monday at her home.
A native of Finland, she was the oldest member of the First Methodist church here.
Mrs. Backlund was a member of the Julia Tuck circle, and member of the Woodman Circle.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Edith Perkins of DeQuincy and Mrs. Signe Guintard of Lake Charles; four foster daughters, Iley Berry and Hilda Perkins, both of Vinton, Mrs. Emma Oliver of Lake Charles and Katy Scott of Los Angeles; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.