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Memorable Manitobans: Recipients of Manitoba 150 Honours

For Manitoba's 150th anniversary in 2020, this award was conferred on 150 people from around Manitoba to recognize their exemplary community service. Nominated by people in their communities, recipients received a commemorative medal and could designate a charity to receive a $500 donation from Canada Life.

Member

Community

Edward Acuna

Winnipeg

Clare Agnew

Morden

Yisa Akinbolaji

Winnipeg

Hilda Anderson-Pyrz

Winnipeg

Cheryl Antonio

The Pas

Timothy Arnason

Gimli

Mike Babb

Winnipeg

Monica Baldwin

Grosse Isle

Margaret Bartlett

The Pas

Tammy Bekkering

Steinbach

Doug Belcher

Winnipeg

Dorota Blumzynska

Winnipeg

Vince Boschman

Winnipeg

Auna-Marie Brown

Portage la Prairie

Julie Bubnick

Winnipeg

Murielle Bugera

St. Pierre-Jolys

Eunice Buhler

Killarney

Robert Cesmystruk

Vita

Evan Chan

Winnipeg

Dr. Ernest Cholakis

Winnipeg

Charlie Clifford

Portage la Prairie

Lois Creith

Manitou

Reagan Croy

Selkirk

Yvette Cuthbert

Portage la Prairie

Karen Dana

Winnipeg

Fred De Villa

Winnipeg

Harry DeLeeuw

Winnipeg

Tom Dercola

Winnipeg

John Devins

Souris

Denise Dupuis

Winnipeg

Diane Dwarka

Winnipeg

Deborah Einarson Woods

Winnipeg

Robert Fabbri

Winnipeg

Bernice Feledechuk

West St. Paul

Robert Felsch

Winnipeg / Emerson

Jorge Fernandez

Winnipeg

Andrew Fichtner

Winnipeg

Cyndy Friesen

Steinbach

Bernadette Gabriel

Winnipeg

Merle Gadsby

Steinbach

Muriel Gamey

Neepawa

Mike Gilmore

St. Jean-Baptiste

Gary Gilmour

Winkler

Lila Goodspeed Everett

Winnipeg

Phil Goss

Winnipeg

June Gray

Winnipeg

Ferne Green

Portage la Prairie

Ken Griffin

Woodmore

Dan Guetre

Richer

Tim Hague Sr.

Winnipeg

Donald Halldorson

Oak Point

Barb Hanishewski

Minnedosa

Deborah Harri

Winnipeg

Bill Hart

Dauphin

Chris Heide

Brandon

Jane Helbrecht

Winnipeg

Ron Helwer

Brandon

Vivienne Ho

Winnipeg

Ian Hughes

Winnipeg

Don Huisman

Erickson

Maxine Ingalls

Hecla Island

Lucien Jean

St. Jean-Baptiste

Noreen Johnston

Lake Metigoshe

Dr. Katherine Kearns

Winnipeg

Amita Khandpur

Winnipeg

Danny Kleinsasser

Stony Mountain

Gerry Koreman

Cooks Creek

John “Lawrie” Kyle

Dugald

Tanya LaBuick

Brandon

Justin Langan

Swan River

Gunvor Larsson

Winnipeg

Claudette Lavack

Ste. Anne

Karyn Lazareck

Winnipeg

Rachel Legal

St. Boniface

Jim Lindsay

Grosse Isle

Hans Lodewyks

Winnipeg

Keith Loney

Carberry

Robert M'vondo

Winnipeg

Junel Malapad

Winnipeg

Evangeline Mance

Winnipeg

Nicole Matiation

Winnipeg

Olivia McCorriston

Winnipeg

Alaya McIvor

Winnipeg

Terry McKellep

The Pas

Catherine McLaren

Brandon

Ken Mikolayenko

Ethelbert

Judy Morningstar

Goodlands

Dr. Melanie Morris

Winnipeg

Edith Mulhall

Winnipeg

Mary Murray

Neepawa

Dilla Narfason

Gimli

Oli Narfason

Gimli

Connie Newman

Winnipeg

Paul Norris

Winnipeg

Brenda Okorogba

Winnipeg

Margaret Ormond

Winnipeg

Cora Ott

Beausejour

Harold Ott

Beausejour

Logan Oxenham

Winnipeg

Louise Page

Winnipeg

Ryan Pandolfi

Brandon

Jennifer Plett

Landmark

Paige Procter

Stonewall

Mervin Reibin

Gillam

Sheilah Lee Restall

Winnipeg

Arthur Rey

St. Claude

Joey Mike Riel Jr.

Winnipeg

Jeannot Robert

Ste. Agathe

Robert Roehle

St. Norbert

Edgar “Sandy” Rothnie

Strathclair

Divya Sharma

Winnipeg

Suman Sharma

West St. Paul

Shshil Sharma

West St. Paul

Rodger Sheldon

Ste. Rose du Lac

Pauline Shewchuk

Winnipeg

Tammy Shirtliff

Starbuck

Helga G. J. Sigurdson

Lundar

Jenna Sigurdson

Winnipeg

Linda Small

Winnipeg

Amy Smart

Carberry

Linda Smiley

Winnipeg

Dr. Zita Somakoko

Winnipeg

Andrew Stambrook

Winnipeg

Elaine Louise Stevenson

Winnipeg

Cheryl Stock

Elie

Harold Studholme

Winnipeg

Lesia Szwaluk

Winnipeg

Colleen Tackaberry

Winnipeg

Sharan Tappia

Winnipeg

Lexi Taylor

Anola

Dave Theunissen

Swan River Valley

Charles Thomsen

Winnipeg

Philip Thorkelson

Arborg

Titi Tijani

Winnipeg

Sylvia Todaschuk

Winnipeg

Louis Trepel

Winnipeg

Joan Trott

Hamiota

Amy Tung

Winnipeg

Sara Usman

Winnipeg

Dave Van Heyst

Stony Mountain

Robert Vineberg

Winnipeg

Chris Voth

Winnipeg

Hong Wang

Winnipeg

Amarjeet Warraich

Winnipeg

Ron Watson

Argyle

Joyce Webinger

Winnipeg

David Wiebe

Altona

Robert Williams

Winnipeg

Roman Yereniuk

Winnipeg

Dennis Young

Carman

See also:

Manitoba Recipients of the King George V Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of the British Empire

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of St. Gregory the Great

Manitoba Recipients of Knighthoods

Manitoba Recipients of the Canadian Centennial Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal

Manitoba Members of the Order of Canada

Manitoba Members of the Order of Military Merit

Members of the Order of Manitoba

Members of the Order of the Metis Nation

Members of the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt

Recipients of the Manitoba Centennial Medal

Members of the Manitoba Order of the Crocus

Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Historical Preservation and Promotion

Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame

Recipients of Manitoba 150 Honours

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Order of Manitoba Monument (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 November 2021

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