Memorable Manitobans: Anton Prychun (1881-1969)
Born in Austria on 21 July 1881, son of Timothy and Alexandra Prychun, he came to Canada around 1919 and worked as a carpenter in the Tyndall area of Manitoba where he built numerous churches and other structures. He and wife Barbara Dolynuk (1891-1974) had thirteen children: eight daughters and five sons. He retired in 1959 and moved to British Columbia where he died at Vancouver on 30 April 1969 and was buried in the Tyndall Cemetery.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 1969, page 34.
Obituary [Barbara Prychun], Winnipeg Free Press, 18 December 1974, page 47.
Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 12 August 2018
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