With great sadness we announce the passing of Ferdinand (Fred) Singer in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Thursday, May 11th, 2006 at the age of 83 years, after a brief struggle with cancer. He was born on January 8th, 1923 in Teutschmannsdorf, Czechoslovakia and immigrated to Canada after W.W.II, settling in Regina, Saskatchewan. In 1967 he moved his family to Vernon, B.C. Fred will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Christa (nee Pfeifer), to whom he was married for 53 years, his sons, Rudy (Irene) and Walter (Debbie), his five adoring grandchildren, his sisters, Maria Labermeyer and Paula Salomon, his brother, Franz, extended family and many friends. The Funeral Service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Friday, May 19th, 2006 at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Roy White officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Fred to the St. John’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 5151-Alain Road, Vernon, B.C. V1B 3K6 or the Canadian Cancer Society, #104-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).