Giving
The memorial organizer requested donations in honor of Loretta Smith Backstrom

FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR

Funeral Expenses & Charity donation & Memorial Fund (Scholarship, Dedication, etc.).

My mother loved to be able to give to important charities when she could. I would love to be able to honor her by donating to a charities in education or local animal shelters. Some of the funds may be allocated to funeral costs.

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Memorial Created By
Stephany Backstrom

Loretta Smith Backstrom

February 07, 1959 - February 23, 2021

I have created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Loretta Smith Backstrom. This is designed to collect your stories and memories in hope it will offer support and great comfort to those who miss her. Please click on the heart to let me know you were here and to receive email updates about...  see more

OBITUARY
On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Loretta Smith Backstrom, loving mother, sister, and dear friend, passed away at age 62.   Loretta was born on February 7th, 1959 in Kahuku, Hawaii to Joseph and Alice (Zemp) Smith. She was always proud to be born in Hawaii, especially in the same year that Hawaii became a state. After fond childhood memories as a haole on the island of Oahu, Loretta and her family relocated to Ashland, OR where her and...  see more
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  • L J
    L J:
    My condolences for the loss of your loved one. The hurt and pain of losing a loved one is difficult. Please know that God is near to those that are broken-hearted and who are crushed in spirit.(Psalm 34:18)
    God will wipe away all tears from their eyes...  more
  • Don Backstrom
    Don Backstrom added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Loretta Smith Backstrom:
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  • Kent Smith
    Kent Smith added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Loretta Smith Backstrom:
    • Kent Smith
      Kent Smith I have more, but a lot of them are prints...before the digital age.
      • March 2, 2021
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  • Stephany Backstrom
    Stephany Backstrom added 2 photo(s) to the memorial Loretta Smit Backstrom:
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    Stephany Backstrom added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Loretta Smit Backstrom:
    Loretta and Daughter Stephany
  • Stephany Backstrom
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  • Stephany Backstrom
    Stephany Backstrom added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Loretta Smit Backstrom:
    Loretta and Daughter Stephany
    Loretta and Daughter Stephany
    Daughter Stephany, Loretta and Friend Mary Ellen
    Loretta and Daughter Stephany