Fred passed away at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Dec. 27th 2012 at the age of 81. Fred was born on June 27th 1931 in Victoria B.C. Fred lived most of his life at Mabel Lake where he married Dora (Shumay) in 1954 and raised his family of 5 children. His early years at Mabel Lake the family ran the Hupel Coffee Shop and his Logging business Don Dora Logging. After selling the Coffee shop Fred continued to log until 1977 when he sold the company and Semi-retired. Fred’s passion always was hunting and in 1988 he fulfilled his dream and became a Hunting Guide in the Northwest Territories. He was a hunting guide for 11 years in the NWT and BC. Fred always had time to tell stories of his hunting trips and had a very large collection of his own trophies and head mounts. Fred was a Life-time Member with the Trophy Records club of BC and An Official Scorer for the Foundation of the North America Wild Sheep Assoc. He also was a member of the Enderby Legion and an active member of the Enderby Fish & Game Club for many years. In 2004 Fred was attacked by a Grizzly bear, and that forever changed his life. He had several other illness that had been following him around for years and just in the last year had caught up with him. Fred was predeceased by his wife Dora in 1998, his father Ernest in 1999, his mother Martha in 2011, 1 brother and 1 sister. Fred leaves behind with all his Great Stories and Memories his 5 children Patsy (Bill), Sharon, Sandra (Reno), Caroline (Dave) and Wayne, 8 Grandchildren Nova (Greg), Lineah (Chad), Gina (Ryan), Trevor (Amy), Vanessa, Craig, Blayne (Alysha) and Dillon, 3 Great-Grandchildren Jackson, Jordan and Parker, his partner Jeanne Theodore, sisters Margol (Travis), Gwen and brother Jim(Jackie) as well as many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Fred’s life was held on Dec. 31st 2012. Donations can be made to Charity of your Choice. Expressions of Sympathy can be sent to or to the family at

Arrangements entrusted to


Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

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