Jennie Theodora Backer

Jennie Theodora Backer, 99, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
She was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Tell City, to the late Theodore and Jennie K. Hubbs Brenner.
Jennie was a graduate of Tell City High School. She married John Paul Backer, who preceded her in death Oct. 31, 1951.
Jennie was a licensed realtor for more than 30 years, retiring in 1994 from Realty Mart. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, an honorary member of Board of Realtors and Real Estate Referral Association; and a volunteer for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Jennie is survived by her children, Jane H. Backer and Jerry P. (Patricia) Backer; seven grandchildren, Michael Tofaute, Suzanne Argenta, Julia (Richard) Exley, Stephen (Christina) Tofaute, Angela Taylor, John Garver, Jim Muesing and Angela (Gabe) Schritter and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 3001 E. 30th St., Indianapolis, IN 46218.
Burial will take place at a later date in Troy. Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
Published in Perry County News on Feb. 11, 2013