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Memorable Manitobans: Ed Yaremchuk (1931-2001)

Community activist.

Born on 16 December 1931, son of Sylvester and Rose Yaremchuk, he grew up on the family farm near Poplarfield. His passion was amateur boxing. He established the Pan Am Boxing Club, the longest existing club in the province. The Ed Yaremchuk Scholarship Fund was established to help young boxers further their education. He died on 12 April 2001 and was buried in Holy Ghost Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 April 2001.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 January 2014

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