Catholic Diocese of Spokane, Washington

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Official News Magazine of the Diocese of Spokane

Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302


the Inland Register

(From the July 31, 2008 edition of the Inland Register)

Thelma R. Back

Thelma Back, wife of Deacon Jack Back, died July 16 in Spokane.

The vigil was July 21 at St. Aloysius Church, Spokane. The funeral Mass was celebrated there the next day.

She was an assistant librarian for over 23 years for the Spokane Public Libraries, and assisted her husband in his jail ministry both in Spokane and Walla Walla.

They were married for 58 years at the time of her death.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a niece, Sheila Mayfield, and a nephew, Steve Kayser, both of Oregon.

Memorial gifts may be made to the House of Charity, P.O. Box 2253, Spokane, WA 99210-2253.

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