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Irene Backstrom

AITKIN — Irene V. Backstrom, age 87, of Aitkin, died Friday, September 28, 2012 at the Golden Horizons Assisted Living Center in Aitkin.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday from First Lutheran Church in Aitkin with the Rev. Darrell Pedersen officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and also from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday before the services at the church. Burial will be in the Bennettville Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.