January 13, 2013

PHOTO: Service in Wilton for National Guard officer who died unexpectedly

By David Leaming dleaming@centralmaine.com
Staff Photographer

The Rev. David Smith leads a prayer during a funeral service on Sunday for Lt. Col. Michael Backus, 44, of Wilton, who died unexpectedly on Jan. 7 at Camp Keyes in Augusta. The service was held at the University of Maine in Farmington before an overflow crowd of family, friends and service members.

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The Rev. David Smith leads a prayer during a funeral service on Sunday for Lt. Col. Michael Backus, 44, of Wilton, who died unexpectedly on Jan. 7 at Camp Keyes in Augusta. The service was held at the University of Maine in Farmington before an overflow crowd of family, friends and service members.

Staff photo by David Leaming

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