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Memorable Manitobans: Lyall Evert Sims (1930-1996)

Educator.

Born at Crystal City on 8 April 1930, only child of Evert Nicholson Sims (1900-1989) and Almeda Handford (1904-1996), he spent his early years at Snowflake. He was a teacher for 35 years, over 30 of them in the St. James School Division, and he served as the Principal of Bannatyne School (1958-1966), Athlone School (1966-1969), St. Charles School (1970-1973), and Arthur Oliver School (1977-1984), and Vice-Principal of Lincoln School (1984-1985). He retired in 1985. On 18 August 1956, he married teacher Margaret Lorraine Fargey, daughter of Rev. James L. Fargey and Edna Alice Beachell (1909-2012), and they had four children. He died at Winnipeg on 30 May 1996 and was buried in St. Michael’s Anglican Cemetery.

Sources:

“Sims - Fargey,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 August 1956, page 45.

Obituary [Evert Nicholson Sims], Winnipeg Free Press, 8 August 1989, page 40.

Obituary [Almeda Sims], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 February 1996, page 13.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 June 1996, page 47.

We thank the St. James Assiniboia School Division for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2022

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