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Memorable Manitobans: Marjorie Isabel Edey (1913-1981)

Golfer.

Born in Winnipeg, she lived most of her life in Charleswood where she was a life member of the Charleswood Golf Club. She won 36 club championships, five provincial amateur championships, three Manitoba senior titles, and played on 20 provincial teams during a competitive golf career spanning 42 years. She served as President of the Charleswood Ladies Curling Club and was Grand Noble of the Elizabeth Rebekah Lodge No. 52. In 1984, she was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame. She died at Winnipeg on 27 March 1987 and is commemorated by a recreational facility in Charleswood.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1981.

“Golf loses Marj Edey” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 April 1981.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 October 2009

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