Memorable Manitobans: Theodore Orest “Ted” Jaremy (1943-1988)
Born at Winnipeg on 2 February 1943, one of four sons of dairyman John Theodore Jaremy (1906-1987) and Dorothy Vera Probizanski (1913-1995), his childhood was spent at Chatfield. He was educated at Chatfield School and Teulon High School. He attended the Manitoba Normal School (certificate, 1960) and earned BA, BEd, and MEd degrees via evening and summer courses. He taught at Arborg School (?-?), Hazelridge School (1963-1966, Principal), and Gimli High School (1966-1972), after which he was Principal of Gimli Junior High School (1972-1974), and Vice-Principal of Gimli Composite High School (1974-?).
He was active in the Manitoba Teachers’ Society, Manitoba Association of Principals, and the Evergreen Teachers’ Association. His hobbies included curling, baseball, woodworking, collecting coins, stamps, and antiques, including a 1927 Model T. He married Doreen Golletz and they had two sons.
He died suddenly on 19 July 1988 while on vacation at Green Island Lodge at Dryden, Ontario. He was buried with his family in the Windsor Cemetery.
““Around the Town of Gimli,” Arborg Lake Centre News, 5 June 1973, page 2.
Obituary [John Theodore Jaremy], Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 1 April 1987, page 22.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 July 1988, page 40.
Obituary [Dorothy Vera Jaremy], Stonewall Argus and Teulon Times, 8 January 1996, page 12.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
We thank Gordon Goldsborough for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 15 January 2023