Backer family gathers

Published Aug 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

The descendants of Horace and Hattie Fox Backer held their 28th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 4 at West Leyden Park with 64 members and guests attending.

The eldest attendee was Gil Backer at 84-years-old and Avery Jean McConnell, the youngest at 5-weeks.  Caterina Smith from Salinas, Calif. traveled the greatest distance. Officers are Mike Backer, president; Brian Underwood, vice-president; Nora Dutch, treasurer; and Linda Underwood, secretary.