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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley James “Stan” Kazina (1945-2003)


Born at the St. Boniface Hospital on 13 June 1945, son of Peter Kazina Sr. (?-1975) and Katherine Kazina, he grew up in Tyndall where he attended Tyndall School, as well as Beausejour School before enrolling in the Manitoba Teachers’ College. He attained a BA and BEd from the University of Manitoba and began his education career around 1965 within the Norwood School Division No. 8, first teaching at Nordale School for 18 years, before transferring to Archwood School in the St. Boniface School Division No. 4, where he was Principal (?-2000), after which he retired to run a hobby-farm at Tyndall. He and his wife had one daughter. He was President and Treasurer of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles (Tyndall Aerie No. 3386) and the Knights of Columbus (Tyndall-Garson Council No. 8897), as well as a sports enthusiast. He enjoyed gardening, puzzles, baseball, and was a member of the Tyndall Curling Club. He died at his Tyndall residence on 20 January 2003 and was buried in Tyndall Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2003, page C12.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 21 September 2014

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