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Memorable Manitobans: Myrslaw “Myrs” Kubas (1926-2012)

Educator.

Born in Manitoba on 11 January 1926, son of John Kubas (1894-1975) and Matrona “Minnie” Kubas (1902-1951), he initially lived at 6-23-1W in the Rural Municipality of Chatfield. Following training at the Central Normal School, he worked in rural schools, including Mayfair School (1950-1952), Barrie School (1952-1955), and Bartlett School (1955-1959), and was Principal of Fisher Branch School from 1959 until his retirement following 37 years in education. He married Mary Labchuk around 1952 and they had two children. He died on 19 October 2012.

Sources:

1926 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituary [Mrs. John Kubas], Winnipeg Free Press, 9 April 1951, page 30.

Obituary [Mrs. John Kubas], Winnipeg Tribune, 10 April 1951, page 24.

“Drowns at lake [Peter Kubas],” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 June 1947, page 34.

Obituary [John Kubas], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 November 1975, page 40.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 October 2012, page C12.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Gordon Goldsborough for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 December 2019

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