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Memorable Manitobans: 2009

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2009:

Aimé Rawleigh “Pete” Adam (1913-2009)

William “Bill” Addison (1908-2009)

Alfred John Wallis Alcock (1920-2009)

Donald James Alexander (1932-2009)

Marshall Armstrong (1945-2009)

Bjorn Valdimar “Valdi” Arnason (1916-2009)

Franklin E. Arnold (1921-2009)

John Walter Atamanchuk (1930-2009)

Lawrence Edward Aubin (1936-2009)

Gwen Jane Axworthy (1916-2009)

Diane Margaret Zaporzan Bampton (?-2009)

Philip Shaw Barker (1933-2009)

Irene Beyette Baron (1923-2009)

Mary “Doris” Barr (c1921-2009)

Donald Irwin “Don” Barton (1943-2009)

Victor Merlyn Batzel (1935-2009)

Keith Beard (c1927-2009)

Matt Bellan (1950-2009)

Louis Berkal (1914-2009)

Haraldur Bessason (1931-2009)

Arlene D. Billinkoff (1942-2009)

Margaret Bishop (1926-2009)

H. Gwen Bergman Blake (1930-2009)

Dorothea Jean MacNeil Broadfoot (1917-2009)

James Stinson Brown (1923-2009)

Vincent Garfield Bruce “Vince” Burr (1920-2009)

Richard Cameron (1922-2009)

Horace Jerome Cohen (1922-2009)

Gladys Evelyn Taylor Cook “Topahdewin” (1929-2009)

Gillian Elizabeth Covernton (1978-2009)

F. Douglas “Doug” Crandle (c1927-2009)

Doreen Maud Craton (1918-2009)

Wilfred Brian Deering (1907-2009)

Vincenzo De Luca (1913-2009)

George Alois De Pauw (1926-2009)

James Egerton “Bun” Donegani (1920-2009)

William Alexander “Bill” Dueck (1918-2009)

Jacob Dyck (1922-2009)

Dale Esopenko (?-2009)

Gordon Roy Evans (?-2009)

Joseph Charles Flood (1924-2009)

Gerald Folkerts (c1958-2009)

Donald Harvey “Don” Fraser (1918-2009)

Rhinehart F. Friesen (1914-2009)

Marjorie Anne Fulton (1931-2009)

Dimosthenis “Jim” Ganas (1945-2009)

Rolande Rozière Garnier (1926-2009)

Jack Hersey Gibson (1917-2009)

Vivian Doris Glass (1920-2009)

Michael Kevin Grace (1923-2009)

Irene Elizabeth Church Grant (1914-2009)

Robin Robert Greene “Ma-Chi-Biness” (1932-2009)

Audrey Joan Grills (1915-2009)

W. Bryant Gunhouse (1932-2009)

Ronald Thomas Habel “Ron Able” (1951-2009)

John Alan Hackett (1920-2009)

Kenneth Morrison “Ken” Hamilton (1917-2009)

John Harold “Jack” Hare (1920-2009)

Ethel Doreen Harrison (1932-2009)

James Barclay Hartman (1925-2009)

Edward Head (1931-2009)

H. David Hemphill (1933-2009)

Elizabeth “Ma” Henning (1933-2009)

Glen Edward Hirst (1941-2009)

Jean-Marie Huot (1918-2009)

Miriam Freda Bennett Hutton (1932-2009)

Chrysant Wsewolod “Chrys” Iwanchuk (1943-2009)

Elena “Lily” Jamon (1918-2009)

Christian Andrew Edward Jensen (1920-2009)

George Robert Joyal [George Jerome] (?-2009)

Geiri Johnson (1920-2009)

Margaret “Peggy” Johnson (c1942-2009)

Richard Alexander “Dick” Jones (1918-2009)

Demetrios “Jim” Karvelas (1929-2009)

John Kastrukoff (1920-2009)

Mary Kupskay Koltek (?-2009)

Dorothy “Dot” Kozak (1932-2009)

Alois Krivanek (1919-2009)

John Armstrong “Jack” Lamb (1934-2009)

Roy J. H. Larrabee (1920-2009)

Noel David Barclay Later (1931-2009)

Peter Michael Lazarenko (1917-2009)

Arthur Edward Leichnitz (c1950-2009)

William Graeme “Bill” Leitch (1914-2009)

Marion Hilletta Epton Lepkin (1927-2009)

Isobel St. Clair Loutit (1909-2009)

Sami David Lutfiyya (?-2009)

Kathleen Mary “Jo” Lutley (1917-2009)

Edythe Irene MacDonald (1931-2009)

Harold Gould Macdonald (1928-2009)

Eric Duncan MacPherson (1931-2009)

Roman Alexander Manastersky (1950-2009)

Brian “Buzz” Massie (1943-2009)

Clifford Maytwayashing (1939-2009)

George McCloy (1922-2009)

Shirley Norma Thordarson McCreedy (1922-2009)

Raymond Chris McCubbins (1945-2009)

John Edgar McGoey (1917-2009)

Joan Elizabeth McLaren (1932-2009)

John Melnyk (1915-2009)

Walter William Melnyk (1935-2009)

Anthony “Tony” Mikolayenko (?-2009)

Leo Mol (1915-2009)

Clifton Lorne Monk (1918-2009)

Paul Phillipe Morrisseau (1925-2009)

Gerald Donald “Gerry” Morrow (1933-2009)

John Joseph Nowosad (1915-2009)

William Lawrence Palk (1912-2009)

Clifford Palmer (c1940-2009)

Athanasios “Tom” Panopoulos (1927-2009)

Reginald Allan “Al” Patterson (1919-2009)

David R. Penner (1924-2009)

Carol Philipps (c1965-2009)

Isabelle Hamon “Ibby” Proctor (1926-2009)

William O. “Bill” Pruitt (1922-2009)

Sidney Rappaport (1927-2009)

John Leslie Rankin (1914-2009)

Helen Stuart Robertson (1914-2009)

Ruby W. Roe (c1927-2009)

Keith N. Routley (1923-2009)

Wesley Henry Sametz (1917-2009)

Roger Rene Joseph Savoie (1931-2009)

William “Bill” Sciak (1919-2009)

Douglas Beverly Scott (1929-2009)

John Morgan Scurfield (1951-2009)

Nestor T. Shabits (1935-2009)

Emily Marjorie Shaw (c1915-2009)

Walter Norman Shmon (c1914-2009)

E. Murray Simpson (1926-2009)

Daniel Edward “Dan” Smith (c1924-2009)

Natalie “Nellie” Sozansky (1920-2009)

Warren J. Steen (1940-2009)

Hugh Milton Stephenson (1920-2009)

Craig Stewart (1928-2009)

Rae Henry Tallin (1927-2009)

Max Tapper (1944-2009)

John G. Taubensee (1930-2009)

Harold “Harry” Taylor (1926-2009)

William A. “Bill” Tibbs (?-2009)

Marge Trynacity (c1933-2009)

Harold Unger (1925-2009)

Barry Valentine (1927-2009)

Petrus Hubertus “Peter” Vernaus (1929-2009)

Aihlin Macrae Burwell Triggerson Walker (1928-2009)

Frances Elizabeth Lorraine Port Watson (1924-2009)

Asher Webb (1960-2009)

William Lindley “Bill” Whetter (1911-2009)

Wendell Herbert Arthur Franklin White (1914-2009)

Stewart Graham Wilcox (1934-2009)

Henry Willms (1925-2009)

Stanley Leonard Witoski (1928-2009) - Regional Volunteer Award (MHF)

William “Bill” Woloshyn (1933-2009)

Kenneth Owen “Ken” Wylie (1920-2009)

Thomas “Tom” Yauk (1943-2009)

John Boris Zborowsky (1933-2009)

Mihael Zobarich (1938-2009)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2009, 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:

“The ’09 honour roll” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 January 2010, page H1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 February 2022

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