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Memorable Manitobans: 2001

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2001:

John Earl “Jack” Abra (1909-2001)

Borge “Buster” Agerbak (1914-2001)

Norris George Aitken (1913-2001)

John Frank “Jack” Allen (1908-2001)

Henriette Nelly Andre (1907-2001)

Angus Archibald (1967-2001)

John C. “Chic” Balderstone (1908-2001)

Robert Earl Beamish (1916-2001)

Sandy Beardy (1920-2001)

Warren Herbert “Herb” Belyea (1917-2001)

Gladys Doreen Benningen (1919-2001)

Ingrid Bergner (1918-2001)

Debra Black-Froman (1940-2001)

Evelyn Blankstein (1913-2001)

Peter Boretski (c1929-2001)

John Boulette (1904-2001)

Jessie Anne Buckingham (1906-2001)

Beverly Dunsmore Calderwood (c1912-2001)

Donald John Campbell (1914-2001)

John Archibald “Archie” Carmichael (1916-2001)

John Chalaturnyk (1915-2001)

Roger A. Coll (1942-2001)

Agathe Comeault [Sister Edmond de l’Eucharistie] (1914-2001)

Anna Margaret Switzer Corbett (1907-2001)

Raymond Stewart Crawford (c1926-2001)

Mary Davies (1906-2001)

Lloyd George Davis (1929-2001)

Archibald Stewart Dewar (1916-2001)

Samuel Diamond (1920-2001)

Charles Gordon Dilts (c1922-2001)

Charles “Karl” Dobias (1914-2001)

Lionel Isidore Dorge (1934-2001)

George Montgomery “Monty” Dunbar (c1928-2001)

Christine Egan (c1946-2001)

Mary Kolach Faseruk (c1925-2001)

John Dean Finlay (1906-2001)

William Harold Fishman (1914-2001)

Georges Louis Fontaine (?-2001)

David Bruce Wallace Forrester (1918-2001)

Calvin “Ginger, Red, Torchy, Cal” Gardner (1924-2001)

Maurice Alfred Gauthier (1924-2001)

August John “Gus” Gelowitz (1924-2001)

Shirley Gibb (1929-2001)

Betty Margaret Gibson (1911-2001)

William Robert “Bob” Gordon (1921-2001)

Linda Margaret Gouriluk (1955-2001)

Orton Wilfrid Grain (1904-2001)

Elaine Hill Grand (1926-2001)

Douglas J. Grant (1962-2001)

Arnold H. Greenberg (1941-2001)

Joseph-Philippe Guay (1915-2001)

Alex P. Guttman (1901-2001)

Victor J. Hagen (1918-2001)

Gordon Hancock (1924-2001)

Bernice Geraldine Hearn (1915-2001)

Henry Robert “Bob” Hoffmann (1928-2001)

Casimir “Cas” Hollinger (1914-2001)

Roderick Oliver Alexander Hunter (1915-2001)

David William Iftody (1956-2001)

John Ernest Ingot (?-2001)

Franklin Johnson [Jonsson] (c1920-2001)

Gerald Kenneth “Jerry” Johnson (c1929-2001)

Laurence Steingrimur Gudni “Larry” Johnson (1928-2001)

Yves Julien (1934-2001)

Jennie Ellen “Jean” Kerr (1903-2001)

Edward “Ted” Kiernan (?-2001)

Roman Michael Korol (1920-2001)

Jacob “Jake” Krueger (1925-2001)

Anatol Julian Kurdydyk (1905-2001)

Cleophas “Father Cliff” Lafreniere (1920-2001)

Alvin Leonard Boyd Leader (1929-2001)

Andrew Roy Low (1915-2001)

Arthur George Lush (1899-2001)

Donald Ian MacDonald (1913-2001)

Shane MacKay (1926-2001)

Gary MacLean (1944-2001)

Richard Allan “Dick” Martin (1944-2001)

John Stephen Matthiasson (1936-2001)

Hubert Graham “Bert” Mayes (1927-2001)

Robert H. “Bob” McCleverty (1941-2001)

Donald Neil Campbell McIntyre (1914-2001)

Ethel McLeod (1910-2001)

Frank Mikolayenko (c1919-2001)

Ida Marguerite Miller (?-2001)

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

William Moncur (1910-2001)

Edward Alexander Mroz (1908-2001)

Max Mulder (1924-2001)

Mildred Grace Musgrove (1902-2001)

Eugene Nemish (?-2001)

Raymond “Ray” Olecko (1930-2001)

Margaret McBride Orr (1900-2001)

Gertrude Blanche Perrin (1903-2001)

Leonard Donnelly Peto (1918-2001)

Vital Basil Pidskalny (1921-2001)

Ernest W. Ramsey (1938-2001)

James Robb (c1920-2001)

Mendel Alvin Rosenfeld (1928-2001)

Thomas Bruce Ross (1904-2001)

William James Rumsey (1924-2001)

Christian “Chris” Schubert (1905-2001)

Fay Schwartz (?-2001)

Donald Seel (1924-2001)

Adele Churchill Sheps (1907-2001)

Cameron Nelson Wilson Shewan (1912-2001)

T. Albert Simpson (1925-2001)

Donald Beresford Smith (1924-2001)

James Gordon “Jim” Smith (1932-2001)

Elza Vilhelmina Snikeris (1919-2001)

Ahab Spence (1911-2001)

Douglas Moncreiff Stanes (1917-2001)

Hugh Leonard “Len” Stevens (1922-2001)

John Sidney “Jack” Stevenson (1907-2001)

Dennis Strongquill (1949-2001)

Lawrence Adne Stuckey (1921-2001)

Hugh Woodroffe Sutherland (c1915-2001)

James Thomson (1920-2001)

Ethel Lily May Thorpe (c1908-2001)

David Earle Traverse (1946-2001)

Ross Emerson Vasey (1910-2001)

Madeleine Rose “Madge” Wakaruk (1925-2001)

William Marvin Ward (1917-2001)

Ernest “Roy” Waygood (1918-2001)

Gerald Bowen “Gerry” Williams (1913-2001)

Ed Yaremchuk (1931-2001)

Edward John “Ed” Yaworski (1914-2001)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2001, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here. Criteria for inclusion in the collection are given here.


“We will not forget them” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2001, page B3.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

We thank Nathan Kramer and Ian Stewart for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2022

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