Age 88, Passed away March 20, 2014 of Backus, formerly of South St. Paul Preceded in death by parents and brother Gerald. Survived by wife Lorraine, 6 children; Rebecca (Greg) Anderson, Linda (David) Johnson, Christine (Denny) Lennartson, Kay Ann Schmidt, Bill (Karen) Schmidt & Susan Schmidt; 13 grandchildren & 17 great-grandchildren. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. Monday at LUTHER MEMORIAL CHURCH 315 15TH Ave. No. South St Paul. Family will greet friends 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, at the church. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials Preferred to the Mpls Veteran's Home "Adult Day Care . "