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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Wilfred “Bob” Brossart (1958-2004)

Police officer.

Born at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 9 March 1958, son of Theodore and Anita Brossart, he won the Governor General’s Award in 1976. He joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1978 and served at postings around Manitoba: Cranberry Portage, The Pas, Pukatawagan, Russell, Morris, and Neepawa. From 1995 to 2000, he was as an instructor at the RCMP Deport at Regina. He was an active member of the Citizens on Patrol Program and served on local committees for the betterment of the community. In 2002, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal for his commendable community service. He died at Neepawa on 5 May 2004 and was interred in the Neepawa Riverside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 June 2004.

“They will live on in memory” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2004, page B4.

We thank Patricia Brossart for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 14 November 2017

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