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Memorable Manitobans: Ida Marguerite Miller (?-2001)

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She took deaconness training and served with the Home Mission Board of the United Church at the Norway House Indian Residential School and Portage la Prairie Indian Residential School. She then attended United College where she studied for a theology degree. In June 1949, she was ordained and was first sent to Kenville and then to various other small towns in Manitoba, in which she served until retirement. In 1977, the University of Winnipeg awarded her an honorary doctorate of divinity. She died at Winnipeg on 28 November 2001.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 November 2001, page 42.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 June 2019

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