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Memorable Manitobans: 2017

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2016 | 2018

The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2017:

Helen Allison

Calvin James “Jim” Alward (1923-2017)

Barry Anderson

Helga Anderson

Lorna Anderson

Malcolm Graham Anderson (1945-2017)

Leonard “Len” Andree (1930-2017)

Johann Arnason

Willie Arnason

Edgar Arnold (1947-2017)

Ralph Bagley

Raymond Matthew Bates (1941-2017)

Anne Charlotte Bawden (c1939-2017)

Aaron Berg

Martin Bergen (1927-2017)

Herman Ivan Berkowitz (1936-2017)

Madeleine Bernier (1920-2017)

Alan Bernstein

David James Bertnick (1947-2017)

William John Birtles (?-2017)

Robert Theodore Bockstael (1923-2017)

Walter Morris Bohonos (1930-2017)

Anne Bowden

Tony Bowden

Jerry Brasko

Charles Roland Brawn (1923-2017)

Ruth Mary Breckman (1932-2017)

Doug Brown

Walter Bushuk (1929-2017)

Juliette Augustina Sysak Cavazzi (1927-2017)

Alice Mary Elizabeth Cheatley (1918-2017)

Eugene Cherwick (c1937-2017)

Donald Collins

Robert Dickson “Robin” Connor (1922-2017)

Barbara Cook

Roberta Cramer

Delmore C. W. “Del” Crewson (1942-2017)

John Cumming

Wallace Michael Darichuk (1938-2017)

Raymond Cleave “Ray” Davis (?-2017)

John Debroni (1930-2017)

Andre Doumbe

Joseph N. H. “Joe” Du (1933-2017)

Andrew Duncan

Armand Dureault (?-2017)

Henry Trevor “Harry” Edwards (1921-2017)

Kenneth Robert Elliott (1932-2017)

Herbert Saratchandra “Herb” Embuldeniya (1931-2017)

Jane Evans

Ronald William Fewchuk (1941-2017)

Roy Finnen

Brian Flye

Shirley Free

Corey Gaspur

Ernie Gaudreau

Jim Gibbons

Eleanor Dorothy Albright Elliott Gibson (1918-2017)

Brian Gilhuly

Orest Gingera (1936-2017)

Alfred George Goebel (c1925-2017)

Nora Grenfell

Marilyn Hall

Monte R. Halparin [Monty Hall] (1921-2017)

Johann “John” Hamm (1925-2017)

Murray Gibson Hannah (1925-2017)

Leonard Harris

Glen Harrison

Kerry Lloyd Hawkins (1940-2017)

Benjamin Hewak (1935-2017)

Guy Hobman

Ted Augustine Homenuik (c1934-2017)

Charles Horvath

Kenneth Gilbert “Ken” Howard (1925-2017)

Gerry Ilchyna

Eric Irwin

James Chilles “Jim” Jamieson (1939-2017)

Gudbjorg “Dorothy” Johnson

John Franklin “Frank” Johnston (1929-2017)

Bill Kay

Andy Kaye

Allen Richard Kear (1929-2017)

Céline Marie Power Kear (?-2017)

Daniel Patrick “Dan” Kennedy (1939-2017)

Ed Keryluk

Wally Kiryluk

Jacob Kleinsasser (c1922-2017)

Rose Kondra

Ken Kronson

Norman Garrod “Norm” Larsen (1935-2017)

David Clayton William “Dave” Lee (1946-2017)

Linda Lee

Larry Nicholas Licharson (1949-2017)

Ronald Edward “Ron” Littlejohn (1935-2017)

Norman Linklater

Greg Lowe (1957-2017)

Susan Margaret Macdonald (1955-2017)

Bill MacKenzie

Peter Maendel (1924-2017)

Keith Edward Malcolm (1930-2017)

Victor Martens

Carl Mattson

Orville Mayor

Verne McComas

Mary Jane McIntyre

Bob Menzies

Dmytro “Metro” Michalchuk (1931-2017)

Mel Peaslee Michener (1930-2017)

Jim Mitchell

Kim Monson

Donald Alexander Morrison (1926-2017)

William Grant Paterson Munro (1923-2017)

James Adrian “Jim” Mutcheson (1925-2017)

Jack Oatway

Christopher Shaughnessy O’Grady (1939-2017)

Jim Ogston

Charlotte Louise Kingdon Oleson (1932-2017)

Michael M. Park (1946-2017)

Cecille Paterson

Peter Pidskalny (1945-2017)

Richard Joseph “Rick” Plaisier (1948-2017)

Jack Raber

Laird Forbes Rankin (1940-2017)

Bruce Rathbone

Joseph John Rebizant (1936-2017)

William H. “Binx” Remnant (1927-2017)

William Hugo Rentz (1926-2017)

Viola Robertson

Walter Romaniw

Robert T. Ross (1924-2017)

Allen “Al” Rouse (1925-2017)

Dunc Rousseau

Eugene Rudachek

Jack Rubin

Jocelyn Samson

Leonard Anthony “Len” Sandeman (1923-2017)

Darren Sawchuk

Reid Schindle

Mendel Schnitzer

George B. Schreyer (1920-2017)

Frederick William “Wick” Sellers (1930-2017)

Dave Semenko

Frank Steve Senkow (1926-2017)

Kenneth Wayne “Kenny” Shields (1947-2017)

Derek Smith

Harvey Smith (1936-2017)

William Paul Solypa (1930-2017)

Archie Speers

Nastia Kolodzinski “Nettie” Stadnyk (?-2017)

Linda Joyce Fairfield Stechesen (1939-2017)

Curtis Steiman

Allan Stern

John Romeo Stroppa (1926-2017)

Eva Stubbs (1925-2017)

Bill Sutherland

Donna Gail Sutherland (1961-2017)

Alice Frances “Fran” Thompson (1927-2017)

Raymond Charles William “Moosie” Turnbull (1939-2017)

William Leslie “Les” Wardrop (1915-2017)

William Reid Waters

William “Bill” Welsh (1936-2017)

Lorraine West

Larry Whitney (1942-2017)

Pat Wightman

Claude Hooper Wilson (1931-2017)

Richard Wilson

Hersh Wolch (1940-2017)

Wally Woo

Michael Woroby

Teofil Zabawski

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2017, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here.

Sources:

“Sports greats we lost in 2017” by T. Kent Morgan, [Headingley] The Headliner, 3 January 2018, page 11.

“Lives lived” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 January 2018, pages D6-D10.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 April 2018

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