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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Unrau Dyck (?-1982)

Educator.

Born at Morden, son of Julius Dyck and Katherina Unrau, he was a teacher at various schools in rural Manitoba, including Edward School (1930-1931), Wellington School (1933-1934, Principal), Pleasant Valley School (1935-1938), Bothwell School (1941-1943, Principal), Swan River School (1943), Cartwright School (1946-1949), Wingham School (1949-1950, Principal), Prince Charles School (1951-1952), Whitemouth School (1952-1953, Principal), and Ardal School (1953-1955, Principal). He also taught at or near Gretna, Foxwarren, Morden, Morris, Gladstone, and Grandview before retiring to Brandon. On 26 September 1926, he married Katharina I. [Hildebrand] Hildebrandt (1905-1987) in the Rural Municipality of Rhineland. They had five children, of which one was Ted Dyck (?-1983). He died at Brandon on 26 September 1982 and was buried in the Waldheim Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Five more depart,” Brandon Sun, 30 April 1966, page 27.

“Senior citizen activities,” Brandon Sun, 26 August 1976, page 9.

“Card of thanks [Dyck],” Brandon Sun, 3 September 1976, page 12.

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 29 September 1982, page 24.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 September 1982, page 54.

Obituary [Katharina Dyck], Brandon Sun, 16 June 1987, page 17.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 7 February 2020

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