Obituary: Elaine DeBacker (Nov. 29, 1920 – Aug. 4, 2013)

By Submitted August 09, 2013 12:16 pm

 Elaine DeBacker, born Nov. 29, 1920, in Aberdeen, Wash., passed away on August 4, 2013, at the age of 92. She was a resident of Del Norte County since 1954. Elaine was a longtime member of the Oceanview Baptist Church and Foursquare Gospel Church in Crescent City and was also a member of The Gideon International.

Elaine is survived by her two sons, Jim and wife Louise Nelson; Bill and wife Leora DeBacker; grandsons Marvin Bower, Mark Bower, Brian Russell, James Russell and Aaron DeBacker; and 10 great-grandchildren.


Elaine was preceded in death by her husband William DeBacker, daughter Janice Russell and her husband Charles Russell.

The family requests contributions may be made in Elaine’s memory to The Gideon International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214-0800.

Private services will be held.

Please sign the family’s online guest book at wiersmor

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.

— Submitted by Wier’s Mortuary Chapel