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Memorable Manitobans: Peggy Beatrice Osman Morris (c1918-2003)

Educator.

Born around 1918, a twin daughter and one of four children of Ivo Clarence Osman (c1892-1990) and Caroline “Chum” Osman (?-1990), and sister of Thelma Rose Irene Osman, following graduation from the Brandon Normal School (1939), she taught at Grandview School, Salisbury School, Sherwood School, and Bird’s Hill School, concluding her career as a 14-year Principal in the River East School Division. In retirement, she moved to Grandview and was a member of the Grandview Legion Ladies Auxiliary No. 14 and President (Western Region) of the Manitoba Society of Seniors. She married Sydney Ambrose Morris (c1909-1979), had two sons, and later remarried. She died at Grandview on 7 June 2003 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Obituary [Sydney Ambrose Morris], Winnipeg Free Press 2 October 1979, page 43.

Obituary [Ivo Clarence Osman], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 September 1990, page 51.

Winnipeg Estate file PR91-01-23386, Ivo Clarence Osman, Archives of Manitoba.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 June 2003, page C15.

Winnipeg Estate file PR03-05-0022, Peggy Beatrice Morris / Peggy Beatrice Buguska, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 January 2017

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