Bryan R. Backstrom, age 62, of Winside
Posted: 04 December, 2017
Memorial Services for Bryan R. Backstrom, 62, of Winside, will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Winside on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Memorial Visitation will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Winside on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Private Interment at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Backstrom family for later designation. He passed away on Saturday at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Bryan Roy Backstrom was born January 22, 1955, in Norfolk to Donald C. and Leona M. (Hintz) Backstrom. He graduated from Winside High School and from NECC with an associate degree.
Bryan married Carolyn Simon September 11, 1976, in Arion, Iowa. The couple lived in Winside. Over the years, Bryan worked for Midwest Bridge Construction, as a welder at Vulcraft in Norfolk, Winside Public School, and most recently in maintenance at Wayne State College. He enjoyed fishing, camping, home and auto repairs.
Bryan is survived by his wife, Carolyn; their daughters, Amanda (Jason) Babutzke of Norfolk and Emily (Lee LaDeaux) Backstrom of Winside; three grandchildren, EllieAnn, Urijah, and Eli; a brother, Leon Backstrom of Creighton; and nieces and nephews.
Bryan was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and a sister-in-law, Diane Backstrom.
Hasemann Funeral Homes
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100