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Memorable Manitobans: 2002

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2002:

William Burton “Bill” Acheson (?-2002)

Orville Edgar Acres (1932-2002)

H. Gordon Aikman (1914-2002)

Osmond Theodore “O. T.” Anderson (?-2002)

Kenneth Gerald Andrich (1949-2002)

Cecilia Zwet Asper (1903-2002)

John Ateah (1913-2002)

Harold Angus Martin Atkinson (c1922-2002)

Elsie Bear (1921-2002)

Leon Bell (1916-2002)

Betty Bennett (1946-2002)

Edward “Ted” Benoit (1924-2002)

John Maxwell “The Cat Man” Bodner (1906-2002)

Lionel “Lyoa” Bohemier (1908-2002)

David Joseph Damase Boiteau (1911-2002)

Franklin Edward “Frank” Bothe (1908-2002)

Elsie Bouchie (?-2002)

Frank Brown (1906-2002)

Phyllis Mary Ella Archibald Buckler (1911-2002)

Thomas Ray “Tom” Casey (1924-2002)

Harold Marion "Pip" Cawker (1930-2002)

Charlotte M. Ayotte Chaput (?-2002)

Thomas Percy “Tom” Chester (1904-2002)

Chris Ernest Cholakis (1931-2002)

William “Bill” Chornopyski (1922-2002)

Gordon Campbell Chown (1922-2002)

Norman Clague Christie (1917-2002)

John M. Cook (1909-2002)

Lillian Lacey Crossman (1919-2002)

Ronald J. Duhamel (1938-2002)

Chester Duncan (1913-2002)

Donald Allan Ellis (1932-2002)

Arthur Charles “Bill” Emmett (1921-2002)

Henry Enns (1943-2002)

Theodore “Fred” Ewatski (1921-2002)

George Ewert (1921-2002)

Constance Thomas Eyolfson [Rainbow Woman] (1936-2002)

Albert Stanley “Ab” Foreman (1906-2002)

Alfred “Fred” Fortier (1939-2002)

James Bruce Frain (1921-2002)

Valerie Georgina Fraser (1930-2002)

Abram M. Friesen (1909-2002)

Edward Alexander Fritzler (1917-2002)

Elma Beall Gerwin (?-2002)

Julian Rudolph Glowacki (1921-2002)

Roger Goethals (1935-2002)

George Gordienko (1928-2002)

Donald MacLeod Gordon (1924-2002)

Helmut Goossen (1942-2002)

Harold Walker “Hal” Grant (1922-2002)

Edward James Gray (1927-2002)

William Andrew Hallonquist (1931-2002)

Gladys Mary Hamel (1911-2002)

Marjorie Violet Hamilton (1928-2002)

Robert John “Bob” Hanson (1947-2002)

Kathleen Edith “Kay” Hebert (1917 - 2002)

Robert Ogden Hinch (1926-2002)

Evelyn Janette Hinz (1938-2002)

Richard Duncan Hoeschen (1960-2002)

Deane McArthur Hofley (1928-2002)

Harry Kearney “Bud” Holohan (1931-2002)

Ronald Vernon Houghton (?-2002)

Donald Kerry Hrabinsky (1966-2002)

Donalda Margaret Huggins (1910-2002)

Magda Glowacka Hulsbosch (1942-2002)

George [Jurij] Hwozdulych (1920-2002)

Leslie Harold Iles (1919-2002)

Lorna Jean Phyllis Inkster (1959-2002)

Frank Cecil Jacobs (1914-2002)

Susan Gertrude Robson Jasper (1902-2002)

Kenneth Johnston (1925-2002)

Rhys William Jones (c1950-2002)

Maurice Peter Kalushka (1918-2002)

Danielle Christiane Keefler (c1961-2002)

Douglas L. Kerr (c1919-2002)

Musa Shafik Khalidi (1925-2002)

William Melville “Mel” Kilfoyle (1915-2002)

Ralph Frederick Breach King (c1922-2002)

John A. “Jack” Kolt (1913-2002)

Albertus Hermanus “Burt” Kooyman (1918-2002)

Barney E. Lamm (1919-2002)

Myrtle Aleta Lane (1903-2002)

John Malcolm “Johnnie” Lawrence (1908-2002)

Lilja Sigurbjorg Thorsteinson Leckow (1922-2002)

Joseph Charles “Joe” LeClerc (1915-2002)

William Charles “Chuck” Lee (1936-2002)

Henri Letourneau (1907-2002)

George Hepworth Lockwood (1923-2002)

Dennis R. Loftco (1940-2002)

Frances Louise Martin (1924-2002)

Alvin William “Al” Matskiw (1941-2002)

Keith McConnell (?-2002)

Carol Ann McIsaac (1944-2002)

Lela Ida Finley McKay (1913-2002)

Nicholas Mickoski (1927-2002)

Robert Elmer “Bob” Moffat (1916-2002)

Tom Montgomery (1923-2002)

Stanley James Moore (1921-2002)

Robert Ian Morton (1931-2002)

James Gladwyn Murray (1921-2002)

Carl Robert Nelson (1932-2002)

George Collins Nelson (1932-2002)

Ernest William Nemish (1913-2002)

Samuel Newman (c1913-2002)

Winton Kerry Newman (1930-2002)

Joseph Gerald Omichinski (1916-2002)

David B. Oster (c1948-2002)

Roy Hamilton Parkhill (1931-2002)

Ralph Murray Pearce (?-2002)

Robert “Bob” Pelletier (1953-2002)

Kathleen Eunice Everett Pennock (1922-2002)

James Henry Phillips (1921-2002)

Peter Piper (1931-2002)

Eloise Lilian Popiel (1915-2002)

Roy Price (1930-2002)

George Reginald Provost (1936-2002)

Gregory Richard Purchase (1931-2002)

Marion Elizabeth Todd Pye (1912-2002)

Kenneth David Rapley (1911-2002)

Claude Earl “Chuck” Rayner (1920-2002)

Thomas W. “Tom” Rendall (1933-2002)

Harry Stanley Rintoul (1956-2002)

Anthony “Tony” Roberts (c1919-2002)

Michael John Rosner (1957-2002)

William “Billy” Roy (1928-2002)

Victor Fulton Sanderson (1922-2002)

Yaroslaw “Cecil” Semchyshyn (1930-2002)

Ben Shell (1925-2002)

Sam Shenkarow (1916-2002)

Sophie Cherashny [Cherry] Shibou (1903-2002)

George Cooper Sisler (1923-2002)

John “Jack” Skelly (1944-2002)

Garry Allen Skrumeda (1952-2002)

Murray Rhodes Smith (1930-2002)

Roy Raymond Sontag (?-2002)

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

Baldur Rosmund Stefansson (1917-2002)

Larry Lynn Stoski (1952-2002)

George Swinton (1917-2002)

Eileen McTavish Sykes (c1908-2002)

Garth Ross Taylor (1922-2002)

Roger Joseph Teillet (1912-2002)

Lara Helga Tergesen (c1905-2002)

James Edward Terris (1924-2002)

Abram Jacob Thiessen (1910-2002)

Terence George Okkumaluk Tootoo (1980-2002)

Lorraine Margaret Horn Toth (1940-2002)

John Dimond “Jack” Truscott (1915-2002)

Frank van Ginkel (1926-2002)

Jack Velpel (1916-2002)

David Itzi Victor (1924-2002)

Ulysses Stanley Wagner (1908-2002)

Leonard James Edward Wall (1924-2002)

Irene Oleinikov Walsh (1918-2002)

Eunice Beryl Routley Watts (1929-2002)

Gary Gordon [Whynacht] Whynott (1949-2002)

Audrey Hugheen Cheater Wilkinson (c1918-2002)

Clifford George Williamson (1904-2002)

John Ernest “Jack” Willis (1913-2002)

Louise Isabel Trimble Willis (1910-2002)

Jean Isabel Moyer Wilson (1913-2002)

Lawrence “Larry” Wilson (c1918-2002)

Grant Wright (1936-2002)

Stephen Zloty (1911-2002)

Svetlana Zylin (1948-2002)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2002, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here. Criteria for inclusion in the collection are given here.

Sources:

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 November 2022

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