Henry Backer was born in Rush Lake SK, and came to Woking from Saskatchewan in 1940. On November 2, 1943, he enlisted in the army in Calgary. After the war, he filed on the land SE and NW 13-76-8-W6 and farmed. He also did various other jobs including carpentry to supplement his income. After many years of being a bachelor, Henry married Elke (nee Egge) in 1968. Henry adopted her 4 children: Duane, Ruby, Delores, and Linda. Raymond is their son together. Henry died in May 2003 at age 78 in Woking AB.
Source: Burnt Embers (Woking district) p. 372, photo p. 110
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