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William Lemar Backer
Service: October 20, 2018 (Saturday) at 3:00 p.m.
Location: Kindley Assisted Living building at Asbury Methodist Village

William Lemar Backer, 92, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away on September 29, 2018.  Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Bette and Rollin Backer, William spent most of his childhood in North Dakota.  After graduating from the University of North Dakota in engineering and ROTC , he was commissioned to serve in the U.S. Air Force.   William spent his career working for General Electric after his discharge.  He married his wife of 62 years, Lorraine Backer (who preceded him in death in 2016), and was a devoted family man to their three sons.  William will be missed by all who knew him.

Loving father of Brian Backer, Bruce Backer, and David Backer; cherished grandfather of Joseph Backer, Andrew Backer, Christopher Backer, Bryce Backer, and Kayla Backer.

A Celebration of the Life of William Backer will take place at Asbury Methodist Village on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  Please enter campus through the Gate House located at 301 Odendhal Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877.  Once you are on campus drive to the Kindley Assisted Living building at 333 Russell Ave.  The celebration will be in the 5th Floor Living Room.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in William’s name to:

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