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Memorable Manitobans: Ralph Stanley Trombo (1934-2020)

Educator.

Born in the RM of Brokenhead on 16 December 1934, son of Stanley Trombo (1895-1981) and Mary Kunderman (1906-1986), his teaching career began as a permit teacher at Hoey West School (1952-1953). After completing Normal School, he taught at Glengarry School (1954-1955) and Teulon School (1956-1959). He served as the Principal of Teulon Elementary School (1959-1990) until retirement. An active community volunteer, he worked with the Teulon hockey and baseball clubs, Teulon District Agricultural Society and Museum, Teulon Chamber of Commerce, Interlake Teachers, Retired Teachers’ Association, and Manitoba Permit Teachers’ Association, Teulon United Church Board and Trustee, Green Acres Park Board, and 4-H. He was made an honorary Life Member of the Kinsmen Club of Teulon (1981). He died on 26 March 2020.

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Mary Trombo], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 August 1986, page 24.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 April 2020.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2020

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