Elizabeth Joyce Marie (Backman) Tickler, 90, of Menominee, Mich., passed away at home on Aug. 5, 2019. She was born on Feb. 7, 1929, in Stephenson, Mich., to the late Leonard Backman and the late Marie Sodergren. 
Elizabeth graduated from Stephenson High School in May of 1946. She married Rupert Raymond Tickler on Dec. 28, 1946 at Precious Blood Church.  Elizabeth enjoyed cooking, baking, crocheting, reading, canning and attending Senior Center lunches.  Elizabeth was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.  
Elizabeth is survived by three sons: Thomas (Mary), Don Michael (Jackie) and Raymond (Nancy) Tickler; one daughter-in-law: Michelle Tickler; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Marilyn LaCombe; one brother, Glen “Bud” (Marge) Backman; and many nieces and nephews.    Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Rupert; son, Richard; daughter, Susan; son-in-law, Warren; three brothers and three sisters.   
Visitation for Elizabeth will be held at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home in Stephenson on Friday Aug. 9, 2019 from 4 p.m. until time of prayer service at 7.  Visitation will continue on Saturday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m.  A luncheon will follow.  
Burial will be in Birch Creek Cemetery.  
Online condolences may be expressed at www.andersondiehm.com.