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Memorable Manitobans: Lorraine Margaret Horn Toth (1940-2002)

Curler.

Born at Kirkcaldy, Scotland on 26 May 1940, daughter of George and Pearl Horn, she moved to Winnipeg at the age of eight. She was involved in ladies curling for 40 yearson and was on the first Manitoba Ladies Curling Association championship team, served on the MCLA Council for nine years, was twice chair of the provincial junior championships, and chair of the provincial mixed and senior women’s championships. She was also involved with the Scott Tournament of Hearts, Women’s Super League, an Executive for the Canadian Masters Championship, a counsellor at numerous summer curling camps, and president and Honorary Life Member of the MLCA. In 2002, she was President of the Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame, Co-Chair of the 2002 JVC Women’s Classic, and Media Chair of the 2003 Ford World Curling Championships. She died at Winnipeg on 29 November 2002.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 December 2002.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 17 January 2017

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