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Ona M. Backes

November 21, 1921 — August 26, 2014

Ona M. Backes (nee Du Puy), age 92, of Hillsboro, Missouri, formerly of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away on August 26, 2014, in Hillsboro, Missouri. She was born on November 02, 1921, in Port Arthur, Texas. She was a homemaker, girl scout leader, an avid quilter and designer, seamstress, cook and gardener. Ona was the recipient of the Red Cross Clare Barton Award. She was also a veteran of WWII serving as a WAC Sergeant in the Army Air-Corp and member of American Legion Post 404 St. Louis, Missouri.

She is survived by,

Daughter-Nan Backes, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Son-Charlie (Rita) Backes, of Los Vegas, Nevada
Granddaughter-Dawn (Tyson) Jolley, of Arizona
Grandson-Matthew Backes, of Los Vegas, Nevada
Great Grandson-John Jolley, of Arizona
Great Grandaughter-Clair Jolley, of Arizona
Sister-Mazel Kole of Texas
Sister in-law-Lorraine Du Puy, of Texas

Preceded in death by,

Husband-John Backes
Father-Charles Du Puy
Mother-Maria Du Puy (nee Du Broc)

Visitation: Friday, August 29, 2014, from 5 to 8 pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Missouri.

American Legion Post #404 service-Friday, August 29, 2014, at 7pm.

Funeral Mass-Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 10am at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Hillsboro, Missouri.

Interment-Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Memorial to-Open Door Animal Sanctuary or the Rainbow Ranch would be appreciated by the family.
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