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Memorable Manitobans: Bernard Stanley “Bernie” Lee (1923-2004)

Educator, cleric.

Born in England on 10 May 1923, he served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War then emigrated to Canada in 1952. He married at Toronto, Ontario in 1954. He was a missionary-teacher at the Gibson Reserve at Bala, Ontario (1954-1958) and teaching-principal at the Norway House Indian Residential School (1958-1967). He studied Theology for three years and was ordained a United Church minister in 1970, serving at Stony Mountain, Little Britain, and Thunder Bay (Ontario). Prior to retirement, he spent a year on exchange ministry in New Zealand. He retired to Kingston, Ontario in 1996, died there on 8 May 2004, and was interred in the Little Britain Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 2004.

“Giving credit where it’s due,” Winnipeg Free Press, 21 March 2017, page B1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 March 2017

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