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Memorable Manitobans: Beverley Mae Robinson Treble (1937-2013)

Nurse, community activist.

Born at Bowsman on 20 July 1937, after high school she moved to Winnipeg where she worked as a clerk before enrolling in the School of Nursing, graduating with the class of 1961. On 9 December 1961, she married James Hunter Treble (son of C. D. Treble) at Swan River. They moved to Crystal City where she worked as a nurse from 1962 to 1967. She was active in the community, volunteering with the United Church, CGIT, UCW, and Women’s Institute. She spent over 30 years with 4-H, first as a member and later as a leader at the local and provincial levels. She volunteered with the Manitoba 4-H Foundation and served as Manitoba 4-H Council President (1986). She helped to prepare a 75th anniversary history book for Manitoba 4-H and compiled a small history of the Pilot Mound 4-H District. She also helped to compile the Echoes of the Past and Prairie Pride Land local history books. She served as Chair of the Crystal City Printing Museum from 1991 to 2008. She died at Pilot Mound on 26 October 2013 and was buried in the Crystal City Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 November 2013.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2013

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