Clarence Backus

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Clarence Backus, age 80, WWII 2nd Division Marine Veteran. Beloved husband of Mary Backus, nee Uher. Loving father of Philip (Stacey) Backus and John Backus. Grandpa of four. Brother to Francis Helems, and the late Lorriane Willmore, Helen McGrath, Neva Logdson and Philip Backus. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday, October 24, 2004 from 2 P.M. to 9 P.M. and Monday, October 25, 2004 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield. Funeral Monday 9:30 A.M. to St. Barbara Church, Brookfield. Mass 10:00 A.M., Fr. Maurice Kissane officiating. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Clarence was a member of Brookfield V.F.W. Post #2868 and the Chicago Police Marines and was past Commander of the American Legion Marine Post 273. Clarence was a recipient of 2 Purple Heart Medals. In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to St. Barbara Church, Brookfield or Brookfield V.F.W Post #2868. Information 708-485-2000 or

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