Beverly L. Backholm, 80, of Elk River, died peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, of cancer at Guardian Oaks in Elk River.
She was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Seattle, Wash. to Floyd and Estelle Perkins. She married Willard Backholm on March 8, 1949.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, Jan. 5 at Elk River United Methodist Church, officiated by the Rev. Phil Strom. Interment was private. Dare’s Funeral Home of Elk River served the family.
All memorials will be donated to Guardian Angels of Elk River.
Mrs. Backholm is survived by her daughters, Reba Winter of Elk River, Denise Ehrgott of Menomonee Falls, Wis. and Steve (Dawn Brown) of Nowthen; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;brothers, Jack (Audrey) of Wayzata, and Ronald (LaVonne) of Littleton, Colo.; and sister, Jean (Marvin) Desrocher of Bedford, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard; daughter, Malanee Neddo; and sons-in-law, David Neddo and Robert Ehrgott.