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Memorable Manitobans: Isbrand “Ike” Rempel (1916-1965)

Contractor, municipal official.

Born near Rosenfeld in 1916, son of Jacob J. Rempel (?-1964), he resided at Altona until 1963 and he and his family moved to Winnipeg. He was a road-building contractor, bulk oil distributor, and farmer. While living in Altona, he served two years as a municipal councillor and was Mayor of Altona (1955-1963). He was also on the Altona Town Planning Commission, President of the Association for Retarded Children, and President of the Altona Industrial Development Limited. In Winnipeg, he was President of the Cerebral Palsy Board of Manitoba and a member of Bergthaler Mennonite Church. He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 27 August 1965 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary [Isbrand Rempel], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 August 1965.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 May 2022

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