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Wulff Funeral Home

1485 White Bear Ave, St Paul, MN

OBITUARY

Edwin M. Backie

July 23, 1931March 8, 2020

Uncle Ed

Retired St. Paul Public School Special Education Teacher and a foster parent for many years.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Edwin and Mae Backie; sisters, Barbara Kleinsasser and Grace Goranson.

Ed is survived by his sweetheart, Lucille Smith; sister, Ruth Thiele; nephews, Jeffery (Karen) Kleinsasser, Bret (Mayra Gomez) Thiele, Troy Thiele, Dean (Amy Schindeldecker) Thiele; grandniece, Jennifer (Mark) Beckman; grandnephews, Christopher Vorhies and Jade Thiele; grandson, Bryan (Sam) Wilhelm; beloved feline friend, Kat.

Due to the current public health situation a celebration of Uncle Ed’s life will take place in the summer.

Services

No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.

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Bret Thiele

March 18, 2020

Thanks for all you've done for so many, Uncle Ed. Your advice to me changed the trajectory of my life in such a wonderful way. Again, thank you. -Bret Thiele

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY