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Memorable Manitobans: Harold LeRoy “Hal” Roebuck (1942-2003)

Municipal official, community activist.

Born on 28 March 1942, son of Frank and Mabel Roebuck, he was on the Beausejour town council for many years and was involved with the community center, industrial park, pool, Seniors’ Centre and the relocation of the Dr. Jesse Salteaux Centre. Before retirement he worked for the Province of Manitoba Health and Community Services to Seniors, set up the Senior’s Directorate and was Manager of Municipal Advisors. He was a member of Winnipeg South Church of the Nazarene and a volunteer at the Canadian Bible Society. He died at Winnipeg on 31 May 2003 and was interred in the Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 June 2003.

“They will never be forgotten,” Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, pages A6-7.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 9 September 2017

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