95-year-old Anna Backus of Taylorville, Illinois formerly of Chicago died Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 10:24 a.m. at Pana Community Hospital, Pana, Illinois.
Cremation rites have been accorded, a graveside inurnment service will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, Illinois at a later date.
Anna Backus was born Saturday, June 9, 1923 in Chicago the daughter of William and Florence (maiden name unknown) McKevitt. She married Kenneth Backus, and he preceded her in death in 1993. Anna was raised in Chicago and was a homemaker. Anna is survived by granddaughters: Jackie Durbin, Susan Schneider, Debbie Bucshon, Tammy Nunziato-Garihan, Kate Backus, and Sarah Scott; grandsons: Andrew Tarvin and Kenneth Backus; twenty-five plus great-grandchildren, and twelve plus great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, two sisters, son Kenneth Backus and daughter Donna Tarvin.