South Bend, Indiana
1960 — 2022
Brian Timothy "Tim" Backer passed away at his home in South Bend, Indiana on May 29, 2022. Tim was born at Holy Family Hospital, La Porte IN Dec. 28, 1960, the son of Drs. George P. and M. Barbara Backer and was baptized at St. Peter Catholic Church in LaPorte. He attended the La Porte Community Schools graduating from La Porte High School in 1979. He was an excellent student and received the National Merit Scholarship as a senior. Tim attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut for his freshman year. The rest of his formal education was at Indiana University Bloomington where he graduated with a degree in English in 1986 and Indiana University South Bend where he received...