Kenneth Eugene BACKUS

Obituary
  • "Ken, you were a true friend, a friend how left us with so..."
  • "Please accept my sincere condolences. May you gain strength..."
    - Pat
  • "I send you my sincere condolences. Please find comfort in..."
    - T.D.
  • "My sincere condolences go to the family. Deuteronomy 32:7..."
  • "My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. May you find..."

BACKUS, Kenneth Eugene 8/19/1954 - 12/25/2018 Kenneth passed away peacefully on December 25, 2018, and is now re-united with his wife Cornelia Schaal-Backus. They will now be back together to rest in peace as one. Ken was a fine husband, son, brother, uncle and nephew. Ken had a heart of gold and always went out of his way to help his fellow man. Ken was a 21 year retiree from the U.S. Army and then worked as an I.T. professional in Germany, Florida and Arizona. Ken was born in California, graduated High School in Texas and lived in many places around the world. Ken and Cornelia finally settled for good here in Tucson in 2004. Ken loved to work on his computers and upgrade them for others to enjoy, he loved to watch his NFL and College football (Packers and OSU Buckeyes were his favorite) MLB (LA Dodgers were his favorite) and loved his NASCAR, Motocross and Supercross racing. Ken will be missed by a myriad of family and friends, whose lives he touched and added fulfillment to, over the course of his 64 years. Ken will be interned in his family niche at Ft Rosecrans, San Diego California. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL.


Funeral Home
Bring's Broadway Chapel
6910 East Broadway Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 329-4848
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Jan. 4, 2019