After a long battle with Diabetes and heart problems, Frederick Peter Throssell passed away on March 2, 2007 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Fred had lived around the Lumby area for the last 30 years and was employed by Riverside Forest Products. He is survived by his father, Peter, Vernon, two sisters, Irene (Brian) Downie, Vernon, Dona (David) England, Sask., three brothers, Brian, Lumby, Roy (Karen), Coquitlam, Paul (Athelynn), Winfield. Two nephews, Peter and Glen Downie and extended family. Donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, Box 1301, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6N6 in memory of Fred Throssell. Cremation arrangements in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 542-0155.