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Memorable Manitobans: Beatrice Pearl Shunk Wiebe (1907-1992)


Born at Gilbert Plains on 13 October 1907, daughter of Jacob Wesley Shunk and Edith Mary Cason, she worked as a teacher until marriage, serving as the Principal of Graysville School (1931-1935). On 7 September 1935, she married cleric Peter A. Wiebe (1904-1999) at Gilbert Plains and they subsequently had two daughters. The couple retired to Kelowna, British Columbia. She died in 1992.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary [J. Wesley Shunk], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 June 1977, page 45.

Obituary [Peter Abraham Wiebe], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1999, page 40.

Obituary [Walter D. Shunk], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 July 2012, page 49.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 December 2013

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