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Memorable Manitobans: John J. Fehr (1926-2007)


Born at Neuenberg, Manitoba on 16 April 1926, son of John and Katharina Fehr, he and his wife established John Fehr Insurance, Beaver Bus Lines, and Fehr-Way Tours. In 1996, he suffered a stroke while visiting Israel and, three years later, was admitted to a personal care home in Winnipeg. He died there on 15 November 2007 and was buried in Glen Eden Memorial Garden.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: John Fehr Field Plaque (400 South Drive, Winnipeg)


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 November 2007.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2011

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