Elroy F. Backer died Feb. 26, 2016, in Enumclaw. He was 86.
He was born July 27, 1929, in Robinson, N.D. He enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by sons Keith Backer of Tacoma and Bruce Backer (Kathleen) of Buckley; daughter Trilby Kosola (Doug) of Townsend, Mont.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Terry Backer.
Memorials may be made to Enumclaw Health and Rehab Center, 2323 Jensen St., Enumclaw, Wash. 98022.
Arrangements were by Weeks’ Funeral Home in Buckley.