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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Roger Frank Adolphe (1925-2006)

Miner.

Born at Lorette on 24 October 1925, son of Francois Adolphe and Rosalie Daigneault, after leaving the family farm in 1947 he worked as a miner at Flin Flon. He is most remembered for saving the lives of three of his co-workers and being a mentor to youth. He later left Flin Flon with mining injuries. He died at Winnipeg on 1 June 2006 and was buried in the Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 June 2006.

“They will not be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 January 2007, page B1.

This page was prepared by John Redekopp.

Page revised: 7 November 2016

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