Edwin was born on June 2, 1932 in Waldersee, Manitoba to Wilhelm & Eva Single. He was confirmed in 1947 at Christ Lutheran Church in Waldersee. He grew up and farmed in the Waldersee area. In 2010, Edwin moved to an apartment in McCreary where he felt very much at home in its country setting but with its friendly town conveniences.
In June 2020 Edwin moved into the Centennial Apartments in Gladstone. He enjoyed the camaraderie of the community and was able to visit with friends. He was admitted to the Portage Hospital mid-November. He was faced with challenging medical issues and his condition deteriorated quickly. He passed away at the Portage District General Hospital on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at the age of 88 years.
Left to mourn his passing is brother Erwin (Eleanor); sisters Beatrice and Lorraine; sister in law EIleen as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Edwin was predeceased by his parents Wilhelm & Eva; brothers Ernie and Norbert; sisters Florence (Bill Sellers), Edna (Alvin Kornelson); brothers in law Herb Schmidt and Norman Ratta.
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Christ Lutheran Church, Waldersee
Box 86, Glenella Manitoba R0J 0V0, MB