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Memorable Manitobans: Apolline “Victorine” Hutlet (1921-2007)

Nun, educator.

Born at St. Alphonse on 20 July 1921, daughter of Victorine Malo (1884-1969) and August Hutlet (1879-1967), she attended St. Alphonse School and Ste. Marie School. In 1938, she began training to become a nun in the Ursuline Order. After teaching briefly in the United States, she returned to Manitoba to teach and served as Principal at Ste. Marie High School (1956-1962) and Mariapolis Collegiate (1962-1967). She then taught at Notre Dame Collegiate at Notre Dame de Lourdes before moving to Africa in 1991 where she taught French and English to junior members of the Ursuline Order at Goma, Congo. She returned to Winnipeg and died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 4 November 2007. She was buried in the St. Gerard Roman Catholic Cemetery at Bruxelles.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 November 2007.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2019

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