Ronald Backus Obituary

Ronald E. Backus
Ronald E. Backus

August 25, 1933 - September 3, 2019
Born in Detroit, MI
Resided in Sterling Heights, MI
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Ronald Earle Backus was born August 25, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan to Hulda (formerly Wetter) and Frank Backus. He was a long time resident of Sterling Heights. Ron passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at the age of 86.

While Ron worked many jobs throughout his life he eventually settled in the printing department of General Motors, a Career he enjoyed for nearly 30 years. he was also a member of the Scottish right Freemasons, active with the Shriners, and served as worshipful master of East Detroit Masonic Lodge 589 in 1992. Ron was an extremely friendly person, and loved to talk to everyone he could. Ron's family, friends, will always remember Ron's warm smile, and generous nature.

Ron leaves behind his wife of 55 years Joann Ellen Backus (formerly Kirschling). He is the dear father of Nancy (James) Craven, and Michael (Kari Worden) Backus. Ron is the treasured grandfather of Courtney, Alex Ryan and Nicholas and great-grandfather of Raelynn. He will also be missed by his sister Carolyn (Herb) Schmid, niece Linda Geer, and nephew Jimmy Boyd.

Funeral services for Ron will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 32000 Schoenherr Road, Warren. Interment White Chapel Cemetery, Troy to follow the service. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Masonic Service at 7:00 P.M.

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Visitation
A.H. Peters Funeral Home of Warren
32000 Schoenherr Road,
Warren, MI US 48088
Friday, September 6, 2019
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Masonic Service
A.H. Peters Funeral Home of Warren
32000 Schoenherr Road,
Warren, MI US 48088
Friday, September 6, 2019
7:00 PM
Service
A.H. Peters Funeral Home of Warren
32000 Schoenherr Road,
Warren, MI US 48088
Saturday, September 7, 2019
10:00 AM