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Memorable Manitobans: 1985

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 1985:

Lillian Beatrice Allen (1904-1985)

George Anderson (1890-1985)

Michael Stephen Antonation (1913-1985)

Royal Kitchener “Roy” Armstrong (1902-1985)

James Ogel Beckstead (1883-1985)

William Moore Benidickson (1911-1985)

Marius Benoist (1896-1985)

Henry Edward “Harry” Beresford (1890-1985)

William Fairbairn Currie “Bill” Billyard (1902-1985)

Robert Octavius Picken “Barney” Bolton (1907-1985)

Albert Edward Boothe (1913-1985)

Alexander James Dryton Bridge (1912-1985)

Morval Ellis Ryerson Bristow (1900-1985)

Percy Brockinton (1892-1985)

James Bruce Brown (1939-1985)

Roy Wesley Brown (1906-1985)

Cecil “Cec” Browne (1894-1985)

Angus Howard Campbell (1898-1985)

Edward Tierney “Ted” Cantwell (1916-1985)

Edwin Gladstone “Eddie” Cass (1893-1985)

George Thomas Chapman (1899-1985)

Gordon Minto Churchill (1898-1985)

Eric Eaton Coy (1911-1985)

Donald William Craik (1931-1985)

Ella Bryson Cumming (1899-1985)

Mary Elisabeth Brugger Dolin (1936-1985)

William George “Bill” Durston (1909-1985)

William Thomas Easterbrook (1907-1985)

Isabel Ellis (1892-1985)

Lorne Paterson Ferg (1924-1985)

Emma Irene Steen Fyles (1899-1985)

Mary Aileen Garland (1892-1985)

Henry Hewson “Harry” Guest (1920-1985)

Robert DuVal Guy (1912-1985)

Lillian Margaret Travers Hallonquist (1901-1985)

Ivan L. Hamilton (1900-1985)

Mary Hamilton (1893-1985)

Alfred William “Bill” Hanks (1894-1985)

George Edgar Haywood (c1902-1985)

Anne Matheson Gordon Henderson (1896-1985)

Roger Newell Hickman (1904-1985)

F. Andrew Hodge (1922-1985)

James Douglas “Doug” Houston (1905-1985)

Peter Humeniuk (1895-1985)

Lloyd George “Jiggs” Hyde (1920-1985)

Joseph Watson Kachor (1923-1985)

John Bothwell Kines (1898-1985)

Francis Ross Kinley (1916-1985)

Paul Kligman (1923-1985)

Emma Gruenke Kornelsen (1896-1985)

Lillian Ford Moffett Laing (1893-1985)

William Russell “Russ” Leslie (1891-1985)

Robert William “Bob” Lightly (1909-1985)

Henry Gordon Lilley (1886-1985)

Richard Sankey “Dick” Malone (1909-1985)

Norman Alexander Matheson (1901-1985)

Louise Roy Morin (1924-1985)

Victor Vereker “Vic” Murray (1897-1985)

George William Neufeld (c1916-1985)

Ernest Peter “Ernie” O’Dowda (1915-1985)

Terence “Terry” Penton (1917-1985)

Franklin Stuart “Frank” Presunka (1919-1985)

Stanley Francis Pye (1908-1985)

Alexander Robertson (1909-1985)

Ralph Thomas Scurfield (1928-1985)

William Francis “Billy” Seller (1893-1985)

Edward Alexander Sellers (1916-1985)

George Edward Sharpe (1908-1985)

Lillian “Lynn” Sissons (1889-1985)

John Roman Solomon (1910-1985)

Joseph Angus Spence (c1919-1985)

Sigurbjorg Stefansson (1897-1985)

Elizabeth Stevenson (1907-1985)

Clive Kerslake Tallin (1907-1985)

Charles Tracey Thomas (1892-1985)

Margherita Chevrier “Rita” Trudel (1898-1985)

George Charles Waight (1892-1985)

James Thomas Laurance “Laurie” Ward (1925-1985)

James Douglas “Doug” Watt (1914-1985)

Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

Gordon William Wood (1884-1985)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 1985, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here. Criteria for inclusion in the collection are given here.

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2022

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