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Sher Singh passed away on September 29, 2014. He was born on June 8, 1931 in India and was a Yuba-Sutter resident for 24 years. He was happily married to his wife Jaswant Kaur for 58 years. He lived his whole life as a true GurSikh, where honesty and selfless service was his motto. Sher Singh's ability to see happiness in others and make others feel loved was a unique trait that portrayed him as a role model in our family as well as in society.

He was very contented person and never complained about anything. Anytime he was asked about his well being, he answered "WaheGuru Da Shukar Hai" (everything is fine by God's Grace). He was in Chardi Kala (blissful mental state) until his last breath. He was a family oriented person, who always put family first. He always gave importance to education regardless of his financial situation so his kids can succeed in life.

He worked in a federal job for 30 years and retired as an office superintendent in India on June, 1989. He completed his bachelor degree in around 1950. He was a scholar who was able to read and write five different languages.

He was preceded in death by his brother Kartar Singh.

He is survived by his wife Jaswant Kaur; sister-in-law Pritam Kaur; Sons: Bhupinder Singh his wife Manjit Kaur; Harjeet Singh his wife Paramjeet Kaur; Balbir Singh; Nirmal Singh his wife Amarjeet Kaur. His daughters: Surinder Kaur Everest her husband Paramjit S Everest; Kuldeep Kaur Sikka her husband Kawaljit S Sikka. Extended family in India: Jasvir Kaur her husband Jung Singh; Jagdish Kaur her husband Gurnam Singh; Jasbir Singh his wife Narinder Kaur; Manjit Singh his wife Balwinder Kaur. He has 22 grand kids and 6 great grand kids.

Services will be Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 11:00 am at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, followed by prayer at Tierra Buena Sikh Temple.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2014
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