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Memorable Manitobans: Yolande Thérèse Millier Paquin (1922-2012)

Educator.

Born at Fisher Branch on 20 November 1922, eldest child of Arsène Millier and Marial Millier, and sister of Roger “Bob” Millier, she received further education at St. Norbert Convent, La Broquerie Convent, and the Provincial Normal School. Her teaching career included terms at Boggy Creek School, Ste. Rose du Lac School, in St. Boniface as Principal of Beliveau School (1957-1960), and in Ontario, at Red Lake Road, Vermilion Bay, and McIntosh. On 8 July 1944, she married Jean Wilfred “John” Paquin (1923-2013) and had two sons. They enjoyed winters in Arizona and last resided at Bowden, Ontario prior to her death at Dryden on 23 February 2012.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 February 2012, page 29.

Obituary [Jean “John” Wilfred Paquin], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 August 2013, page D7.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 May 2015

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