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Memorable Manitobans: Michael Yarmie (1931-2012)

Educator.

Born at Tolstoi on 10 November 1931, son of Alex Yarmie (1907-1975) and Annie Podolsky (1912-2008), brother of Peter Yarmie, he taught at Tolstoi School No. 2 (1951-1952), Rosser Village School (Principal, 1955-1959), and Earl Grey School (1959-?). In August 1957, he married Jean Makoweski (1937-2005) and they had no children. He died at Winnipeg on 16 October 2012 and was buried in the Glen Eden Memorial Garden.

Sources:

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

Obituary [Jean Yarmie], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 January 2005.

Obituary [Annie Yarmie], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 July 2008.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 2012.

Obituary, Steinbach Carillon, 8 November 2012, page 12.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 April 2019

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