Jo Nell Backes, of Milner, died Aug. 17, 2008, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center. A funeral is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Central Baptist Church in Hayden. Burial will follow at Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurses Association and Hospice in care of Grant Mortuary. Friends may sign the guestbook at www.grantmortuary.com.