Jennie Theodora Backer, 99, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
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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