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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Otto “Alf” Cuthbert (1913-1970)

Dairy manager, school trustee.

Born at Golden Bay on 15 August 1913, he was employed as a butter maker and later manager of the Moosehorn and Ashern Creameries. He was active in the community, serving 28 years on the Moosehorn School Board and 32 years on the board for the Peace Lutheran Church. He died at Ashern on 27 March 1970 and was survived by his wife Helena Adeline Cuthbert and two daughters, June Huska and Lorraine Krentz. He is commemorated by Alf Cuthbert School at Moosehorn.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1970, page 32.

Winnipeg Grant of Probate, Volume Y99, Folio 6, Archives of Manitoba.

Taming a Wilderness: A History of Ashern and District by Ashern Historical Society, 1976.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 January 2014

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