Greg K. Singer, Sun Prairie, age 46, passed away at his home holding his wife’s hand on Sunday, May 26, 2013 after a three month battle with cancer.
He was born on October 15, 1966 in Skokie, IL and was the son of Gerald and Elaine (Hecker) Singer. He graduated from UW Madison with a degree in Fine Arts. He married Mariah Mertes on September 16, 2006 at their home in Sun Prairie. He worked for American Family Insurance as a senior sales rep. He loved playing with his girls, backgammon, table tennis and music, especially Reggae and the band XTC. His trademark was the eyeglasses he wore for over 16 years. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles. Greg was very quick witted and had a brilliant sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife Mariah; his daughters Hollie and Hazel; brothers Gary (Jarmila) Singer (Sam and Ben) and Neal (Hillary) Singer (Reid and Dean) both of Glenview, IL; his mother-in-law, Cindy Kelm of Waupaca; father-in-law, Mike Mertes of Washburn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Elaine.
A Memorial Open House will be held at the family home on Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. Memorials may be made for an education fund for Hollie and Hazel. Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation, Sun Prairie is assisting the family. www.newcomerfh.com