Fred Carl Popp

Fred Carl Popp


Passed away in the arms of his beloved wife of 60 years, Norma, with many loved ones at his side. Born February 1, 1926, in Waldron, Saskatchewan, he left us on April 2, 2015.Fred and his siblings, grew up at the family home just outside of, West Kelowna (Westbank)

in an area off Popp Road. Sadly, predeceased by parents, Manuel and Anne Popp, brother, Elmer , sister Wilma and her husband, George Wallbank, sister Florence (Cook) and her husband, James, sister Ruby(Wall), brother Richard

and his wife, Kay, brother-in-law Ron Bennett.Survived by his loving wife, Norma, daughter Diana (Dave Crosby) grandchildren Clayton (Natasha) and Taylor (Dana) Coulthard; son David, son Dale (Shauna) grandchildren Jarrod (Rosie) and Carlyn; daughter Debra

(Raymond Fosbery) grandchildren Chloe and Addison. Also survived by brother, Ken (Doreen), brother Art ( Barbara), sister Betty (Lyle Tillotson),sister Dorothy Bennett and brother Jim (Bev), sister-in-law Elizabeth (Helmut Mitchell), brother-in-law Terry (Pat) Chaplin,brother-in-law John Wall, as well as numerous other cherished family members and friends.Throughout his life, horses played an important role. As a young boy with his brother, Elmer, he cowboyed in the Chilcoutin. Fred began his logging career, skidding logs with a team of horses, continued by operating heavy-duty equipment in the bush building roads and skid trails with

an exceptional eye to detail. He continued his career as a logger, in the many logging trucks he drove.

For enjoyment, he fished the mountain lakes; listened to and sang songs and ballads; loved a joke or two and

dancing with Norma. During retirement, the two of them enjoyed travelling, socializing at the Sun Village

clubhouse and family gatherings.

Fred’s memorial service will take place at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd., Kelowna, BC, on April 11, 2015 at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family gratefully requests donations be made in Fred’s name,to either;  The Lung Association of British Columbia,

2675 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H  or Alzheimer Society of B.C., Suite 307-1664 Richter Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 8N3.

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