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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Alexander Fritzler (1917-2002)

Jeweler, musician.

Born at Morse, Saskatchewan on 24 September 1917, son of Alexander Fritzler and Catherine Bender, during his service in the Second World War he trained as an instrument mechanic and after the war worked for 37 years as jeweler and precision watchmaker with the T. Eaton Company. He was an accomplished musician who played first violin in the Winnipeg Pops Orchestra for 45 years. He died at Winnipeg on 18 July 2002.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 July 2002.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 26 November 2016

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