Video of Memorial Service for Paul Singer

Paul Singer, age 76, of the town of Port Washington, WI passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 23, 2021.

He was born in Detroit, MI on May 13, 1944, to Leo G. and Marion Bernson Singer.

Paul had a life-long love of music.  He shared this love with his wife Diane, whom he met in Berkley, Michigan. They performed together in the high school a capella choir.  They married on December 16, 1967 in Royal Oak, MI.

Musical participation was a huge part of Paul’s life.  After moving to Wisconsin, Paul and Diane were part of the Ozaukee Chorus for 17 years.  They were active in the choirs of both Christ the King Church in Port Washington and more recently Grace Lutheran Church in Grafton.

He was currently singing and serving as a board member with the Lutheran A Capella Choir of Milwaukee and the Concordia University Civic Chorale.

Paul earned his engineering degree from Lawrence Technological University and spent the majority of his career working for Zens Manufacturing in Milwaukee.  He was currently Vice President of Sales.

He is survived by his wife Diane, children Christopher (Kelli) Singer of Aurora, IL and Rebecca (Jim Schleicher) Singer of Cedarburg; grandchildren Ethan Singer and Lydia Schleicher, brother Carl (Margaret) Singer of Greencastle, IN, sister Christine Mulka of Troy, MI, brother-in-law Dan (Tammy) Pharis of Harrison Township, MI, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents.

Family services have been held.



  1. Diane, I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

  2. Diane: My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. I am fairly new to LAC, but was aware of Paul’s important role in the group in his leadership role. May God’s comfort and peace surround you at this sad time.

  3. I sang with Paul and served with him on the board of Lutheran A Cappella Choir of Milwaukee. What a kind gentleman and giving person. I will always wear in his loving memory the red bowtie and pocket handkerchief he gave us men for a Christmas concert a few years ago. It is comforting to imagine his tenor voice in the choir of angels, forever singing praise to God.

  4. Diane, My sincere condolences to you and your family. I did not know Paul well but I did know him to be a kind, loyal gentleman. Not only will you and the family miss him the whole music community with which he participated/

  5. I have fond memories of Berkley choir reunions which Paul helped organize. He always made time to visit with me and had memories to share graduating with my late brother Earl(Buz). My deepest condolences to his family.

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