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Memorable Manitobans: Lorne Arnott Finkbeiner (1922-2005)


Born at Isabella on 14 June 1922, son of Jacob Henry Finkbeiner (1885-1956) and Bertha Ann Chapman (1888-1953), he began his teaching career at Scarth School (1940-1941), after which he worked at Strathclair School (three years) and was Principal of Virden School (1948-1953). He taught for 34 years at Pine Falls School and was the Principal of the elementary school. In July 1948, he married Shirley Hazeldyne Head (1929-2019) and they had two daughters. He died at Pine Falls on 23 June 2005.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 June 2005, page 42.

Obituary [Shirley Hazeldyne Head Finkbeiner], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 April 2019.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 April 2019

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