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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald Edward Turner (1928-2019)


Born at Sandilands on 17 May 1928, he moved to Winnipeg in 1935. He worked at the weather office of the Winnipeg airport and attended the University of British Columbia before receiving an education degree from the University of Manitoba. He was a Principal and teacher in northern Manitoba, at Lafortune School (1975-1977), and Hoffer Colony School. He served as President of the Hutterian Teachers Association and as a member of the City of Winnipeg’s Board of Adjustment. He retired to a cabin at Matlock. He died on 30 August 2019 and was buried in the St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 September 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 September 2019

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