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Scott Backhaus

April 10, 1979 — August 28, 2020

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 4 PM to 7 PM on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Manilla Memorial Hall.

Ohde Funeral Home in Manilla is assisting the family with arrangements.

   Scott Wallace, son of Douglas Ray and Marilyn Virginia (Sievertsen) Backhaus, was born April 10, 1979, at Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison, Iowa. He grew up on the family farm near Manilla and attended Manilla and then IKM School through the 12th grade. During high school, Scott excelled in football and basketball. He then worked various jobs in the local area.

   At the age of 21, Scott moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, and worked as an auto mechanic with friends. Scott then became a father to Jillian. He moved to Helen and then Cleveland, Georgia, to live close to his daughter and worked as a cook and a chef.

   Scott was a natural and excelled in whatever he did. He enjoyed being in the outdoors and liked the ocean, deep sea fishing, riding motorcycles, hunting, trapping, golfing and having pets, especially his dog. He loved to cook and was a very good chef. Scott particularly enjoyed time spent with his friends.

   On Friday, August 28, 2020 Scott died in Cleveland, Georgia. He was 41 years, 4 months and 18 days of age.

   Scott was preceded in death by his father Douglas Backhaus and his grandparents: Wallace and Delores Backhaus and Virginia Sievertsen.

   He is survived by his daughter Jillian Backhaus of Cleveland, Georgia; mother Marilyn Backhaus of Manilla; two brothers: Todd (Nicole) Backhaus of Spirit Lake and David Backhaus of Minnesota; two sisters: Sara Backhaus of Harlan and Jamie Backhaus of Omaha, Nebraska; and by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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