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Memorable Manitobans: 2011

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2011:

Louise Adams

Reginald Bygott Alcock (1948-2011)

Leslie Galbraith Archibald (1926-2011)

Abraham J. Arnold (c1923-2011)

Allan Arnott

Ruth Miriam “Babs” Asper (1933-2011)

Stephen David Bahry (1914-2011)

Roy Bailey

Frank Baldwin (1934-2011)

Alice Balsillie

Jacob Banman

Marty Bergmann

Joseph Edward Reesor Bingeman (1919-2011)

Lilian Bird

Ken Bishop

Haldor Robert “Dori” Bjarnarson (1923-2011)

Jessica Bondar

Ralph Borger

Lionel Bouvier

William David “Bill” Bowman (1925-2011)

Sheri Lee Telke Breland (1973-2011)

Alice Evelyn Brown (1916-2011)

Mel Bruce

Elizabeth Buhler

Alma Elaine [Eileen] Newton Carnochan (1922-2011)

Martin Dmytro Chalaturnyk (1920-2011)

Bert Cheffins

Albert Diamond Cohen (1914-2011)

Hyacinth Colomb

William “Bill” Comaskey (1945-2011)

Doug Connery

George Stuart Grenfell Ironside Cotter (1915-2011)

Henry Dadson

Anna Denby

Marjorie Ann Dewar (1916-2011)

Olive Patricia Dickason (1920-2011)

Merv Dillabough

George Edward Dow (1929-2011)

John Dradrach

Albert Driedger (1936-2011)

Jocelyn Dubienski

Theo Dubois

Walter Dubowec

Stan Dudeck

Mary Eady

Norman Edie

George William Elliott (1933-2011)

Gerhard Ens (1922-2011)

Russell Farrell

Kurt L. Flett (1956-2011)

John Guthrie “Jack” Forsyth (1941-2011)

Betty Fox

Alan Gardiner

Pat Gill

Lionel Travers Glaser (1922-2011)

Caroline Golembioski

Bill Gorrie

Peter Gould

Chuck Green

Joseph Grodecki (1925-2011)

Russell Clarence “The Singing Farmer” Gurr (1918-2011)

John R. “Jack” Guthrie (c1924-2011)

John M. “Jack” Hanlin (1920-2011)

Brian Hansell

Richard Harris

Knut Haugsoen

Roma Hawirko

Bob Hazell

Jane Sayler Heffelfinger (?-2011)

Grant Heinrichs (c1951-2011)

Marge Hemsworth

Paul Herriot

Ken Hildahl

Emily Whyte “Ruth” Holliday (1914-2011)

John Holtmann

Albert Horch

Ross Houston

Lorne Huff

Don Johnson

Esther Genser Kaplan

Winifred Keep

Peter Kondra

Ken Kostick (c1954-2011)

Joseph Kozak (1936-2011)

Peter Kramarchuk

Lloyd “Doc” Kreamer (1921-2011)

Edward Kuiper (1919-2011)

Frederick Andrew Lang (1910-2011)

Joseph Lenkewich (1928-2011)

Howard Levine

Lucy Lindell

Don Livingston

Ivan Hugh Lounsbury (1923-2011)

Bert Luckhurst

Peyton Vaughan Lyon (1921-2011)

Jean MacDonald

John A. MacDonell (1918-2011)

John “Jack” Matheson (1924-2011)

Michael John Mazur (1913-2011)

Frederick George McGuinness (1921-2011)

Robert Leslie McIntosh (1925-2011)

Lloyd McKay

Bea McKenzie

Jack McKinnon

John Donald McNairnay (1925-2011)

Jim McPherson

Margaret McRitchie

Olga Memrick

Mickey Militaire

Elstan Glorydd “E. G. / Wick” Morris (1923-2011)

Winston Washington Moxam (1963-2011)

Eddy Munroe

Winston Ewart “Wynn” Norton (?-2011)

Gino Nucci

Peter Jacob Olchowecki (1911-2011)

Ted Paterson

Leo Joseph Peloquin (1934-2011)

Ken Peter

Elisabeth Peters

Margaret Pidlaski

Jim Platt

Frederick A. “Fred” Post (1942-2011)

Wesley Reimer (1932-2011)

Nirmal Rihal

Daniel Anthony Ritchie (1924-2011)

Walter Legget Ritchie (1928-2011)

Dolphie Roberts

John Schaffter

Violet Seeman

Betty Sobkowich

Michael “Mike” Spack (1922-2011)

Art Sparling

Donalda Ruth Stewart “Donna” Stanbra (1925-2011)

Ken Stewart

Jean Strath

Iraida Tarnawecky

Ralph Thompson

Ronald Frederick “Ron” Thompson (1943-2011)

Robert Henry Thorlakson (1923-2011)

Buddy Tinsley

Barry Ursell

Samuel Uskiw (c1934-2011)

Verna Van Roon (1920-2011)

Michael Van Rooy

John Wachniak

Peter Oliver Walker (1939-2011)

Norma E. Walmsley (c1921-2011)

Harry Walsh (1913-2011)

Jack Warwick

Bill Werbeniuk

Bob Westmacott

John T. Wherrett (1932-2011)

Gerry Wilson

Dianne Woods

Marian Yeo

Myrtle I. Zimmerman (1921-2011)

Zelma Zitzerman

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2011, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here.


“They shall not be forgotten: Manitobans who made a difference” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2011.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 September 2017

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