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Memorable Manitobans: Evelyn Anna Trumbla Coyle (?-2007)

Educator.

Born in Manitoba, daughter of David Trumbla (c1889-1977) and Katherine Elizabeth “Kate” Sherluck (c1886-1972), she became a teacher, working at Clifton Bank School (1939-1941) and Starbuck School (1941-1944) prior to becoming Principal of Connor School (1944-1945). She married John Howard Coyle (1911-1987) on 13 July 1954 and had two daughters. She died at Winnipeg on 14 February 2007 and was buried in Thomson “In the Park” Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registrations [David Gerald Trumbla], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

[Photo caption, Sgt. David Gerald Trumbla], Winnipeg Free Press, 18 August 1943, page 3.

“Personal interest [In honor of Miss Evelyn Trumbla],” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 June 1954, page 17.

“1939 Royal Tour Conductor, Henry Rollo dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 July 1954, page 27.

Obituary [Katherine Elizabeth Trumbla], Winnipeg Free Press, 1 November 1972, page 43.

Obituary [John Howard Coyle], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 November 1987, page 30.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 February 2007, page 42.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 23 August 2016

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