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Memorable Manitobans: 2008

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2007 | 2009

The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2008:

Thomas Lewis Arnett (1935-2008)

Curtis Terry Assiniboine (1964-2008)

Una Bernice Bjarnason “Byrdye” Beckel (1927-2008)

Allen Gerald “Gerry” Bedford (1925-2008)

Ivan Biblow (1936-2008)

Charles Cross Bigelow (1928-2008)

David Robert Blake (1925-2008)

Donna Margaret Louise Crosland Blight (1936-2008)

Marianne Bossen (1918-2008)

Hartwell Walter Lewis Bowsfield (1922-2008)

Maurice Leo “Moe” Brabant (1931-2008)

Edythe Millicent “Edie” Brown (1913-2008)

Harold Buchwald (1928-2008)

Norma Ingimundson Busby (1930-2008)

Earl Moses Calverley (1915-2008)

Keith Crawford Campbell (1927-2008)

D. Ralph Campbell (1918-2008)

Rosalinda “Linda” Linsangan Natividad-Cantiveros (1946-2008)

Don A. Cardinal (1937-2008)

John Nicholis “Nick” Cholakis (1922-2008)

John Elliott “Specs” Chorley (1931-2008)

Walter Leland Rutherford “Lee” Clark (1936-2008)

John Clarke (1922-2008)

Cory Jeffrey Connell (1974-2008)

Carlyle William “Lyle” Conquist (1919-2008)

Margaret M. Costantini (?-2008)

Reuben Cristall (1918-2008)

Robert Walter Cross (?-2008)

George Depres (1927-2008)

Tom Derhak (1940-2008)

Graham Lanning Dixon (1931-2008)

Harold Leslie Doherty (1929-2008)

Grant Wilcock Dominy (1928-2008)

Agathe Dorge (1912-2008) - Trailblazer

Gerald Fraser Dougall (1940-2008)

Henry Edmison “Harry” Duckworth (1915-2008)

Eileen Valentine Duncan (1915-2008)

Jean Dupont (1932-2008)

William John “Bill” Dutka (?-2008)

George E. Dyck (1939-2008)

Reginald Adrian Ebbeling (1929-2008)

Clifford Henry Coad Edwards (1924-2008)

John Norfolk Evans (1912-2008)

Jonathan Edward Farr (1975-2008)

Barbara Ann Featherstone (1950-2008)

Ted Ferens (1933-2008)

Lori Hayes Fergusson (1955-2008)

Charles Alan Finnbogason (1954-2008)

Donne Alan Flanagan (1964-2008)

Albert Fontaine (1914-2008)

James Foubister (1924-2008)

Edwin Frederick “Ned” French (1911-2008)

Eira Alice “Babs” Friesen (1917-2008)

George Friesen (1926-2008)

Hilton “Hilt” Friesen (1932-2008)

Denzil W. Gamble (1928-2008)

Winelda Naomi “Toadie” Gardner (1929-2008)

Frederic Theodor Gaspard (?-2008)

Demos P. “Jimmy the Greek” Ginakes (1934-2008)

Morley M. Globerman (1923-2008)

Samuel Golubchuk (c1923-2008)

John Graham (1933-2008)

Mireille Grandpierre-Kantor (1926-2008)

Elizabeth McDonald “Betty” Green-Armytage (1921-2008)

Narain Gupta (1936-2008)

Aubrey Jay Halter (1918-2008)

Ralph Hamovich (1916-2008)

James Robert William Hardy (1921-2008)

Margaret Elder Hart (1907-2008)

Ralph Olaf Hedlin (1920-2008)

George Lindsay Henderson (1916-2008)

Naomi L. Hersom (1927-2008)

A. Aubrey “Oz” Hirschfield (1924-2008)

E. Nancy Holland (1913-2008)

Joseph Bradley “Brad” Hughes (1955-2008)

Mollie Irene Beard Ives (1920-2008)

Sven Ivar Lerche Jensen (1923-2008)

Marjorie Anne Chisholm Johnston (1919-2008)

William “Bill” Juzda (1920-2008)

Becky “Bek” Krivoshea (1920-2008)

Adolf “Aggie” Kukulowicz (1933-2008)

Bernd G. Laengin (1941-2008)

Hans Peter Langes (1925-2008)

Oscar Lathlin (1947-2008)

Orest Lazaruk (1932-2008)

Tadeusz “Ted” Leczynski (1920-2008)

Brenda Joyce Dennis Leipsic (1942-2008)

Morris Leschuk (1934-2008)

Gerald A. Libling (1930-2008)

William Allen “Bill” Linden (1928-2008)

Gene Joseph Lloyd (1942-2008)

Harold Loster (1927-2008)

Earl Lunsford (1933-2008)

Alexander John “Jack” MacIver (1924-2008)

Blair MacLean (1942-2008)

George Campbell “Cam” MacLean (1921-2008)

William James MacLeod (1914-2008)

H. W. Barry Manning (1921-2008)

Arthur Donald “Don” Martin (1932-2008)

Marguerite Mary “Maureen” McAlduff (?-2008)

Wilfred Whyte McCutcheon (1919-2008)

Julian Hugh McDonald (1927-2008)

Thomas Hector MacDonald McLeod (1918-2008)

Edna Alexandra Medd (1919-2008)

Mendle Martin Meltzer (1921-2008)

Grace Elizabeth Armstrong Moore (1914-2008)

Antonio Francisco “Tony” Morien (1919-2008)

Henry Andrew Moroz (1924-2008)

Barry Allan Mulder (1960-2008)

Henry “Harry” Munro (1912-2008)

John J. Neufeld (1913-2008)

Henry Neustaedter (1911-2008)

Stan Noval (1914-2008)

William John O’Connor (1932-2008)

Albert H. Olsen (1922-2008)

Lionel Gordon Orlikow (1932-2008)

Gregory Mark Oswald (1955-2008)

John Patrician (c1950-2008)

Alexandra Pawlowsky (1952-2008)

Abraham Dueck Penner (1910-2008)

Jeanne Lemaire Perreault (1918-2008)

John Petrash (1933-2008)

Partap Singh Phangureh (1921-2008)

Earle B. Pollard (1924-2008)

Harold Pollock (1928-2008)

Norma Killeen Price (1920-2008)

George John Prost (1915-2008)

Eileen Dorothy Clay Pruden (1920-2008)

Kenneth Joseph “Kenny” Reardon (1921-2008)

John Michael Reid (1935-2008)

Joan Reimer (1934-2008)

Léo Rémillard (1918-2008)

Patrick Michael “Pat” Riordan (1939-2008)

Anton “Tony” Rittaler (1917-2008)

William Byrns Robinson (1921-2008)

Etienne Robinson (c1945-2008)

Burton Allen Robinson (1908-2008)

Constance Merriam Rooke (1942-2008)

Rose Rudko (1925-2008)

Stella Sawchyn (1920-2008)

Violet Gillies Scholes (1921-2008)

Brian Douglas Schwartz (1948-2008)

David Wallace Shaw (1932-2008)

Edward Rooklidge “Ted” Siddall (1925-2008)

Nettie J. Siemens (1911-2008)

Judith Diane Opitz “Judy” Silver (1949-2008)

John Richard “Jack” Simplot (1909-2008)

Anne Smigel (1914-2008)

Richard Wilson “Dick” Smith (1917-2008)

R. Ross Smith (1930-2008)

Kazimierz “Kasmir” Smolinski (1918-2008)

Al Sinclair Sparks (1933-2008)

Max “Spiggy” Spigelman (1912-2008)

Thomas “Tom” Springman (1932-2008)

Stefan J. Stefanson (?-2008)

Norman A. Stern (1949-2008)

Madge Olwyn Stevens (1917-2008)

Clifford Ernest Swartz (1931-2008)

Chester Steven “Chet” Tesarowski (1935-2008)

Stewart MacMillan Thomson (1930-2008)

Katherine Ruth Casselman Wilson Tickle (1912-2008)

William James “Bill” Turnock (1929-2008)

Jeremiah F. “Jerry” Twomey (1915-2008)

Effie Marie Morton Von Helmolt (1917-2008)

Wayne Walker (1942-2008)

Donald Rae Wittman (1936-2008)

Diane Kay Wilson Wolch (1935-2008)

Morgan Wilkes Wright (1921-2008)

Ben Zaidman (1922-2008)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2008, 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:

“Manitobans’ legacy a better province” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 January 2009, page B1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 April 2022

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