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Memorable Manitobans: 2012

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The following Memorable Manitobans died in 2012:

Hugo Acuna

Ercole Albo

Herbert Allen

Murray Anderson

Mary Sophie Chudzik Andree (1926-2012)

Richard Appleby

John Arondeus

Ruby Ashdown

Harold Backman

Michael Baragar

Michael Baron

Bruce Barr

Eric Barthel

William Lloyd “Bill” Benson (1920-2012)

Liz Bevis

John “Errol” Black (1939-2012)

Albert Edward “Bert” Blake (1919-2012)

Ted Bloomer

Gordon Bragg

Gary Thomas Brazzell (c1934-2012)

Bernard Brown

Rachel Browne (1934-2012)

William Burch

Paul Buteux

Michael Byrne

Michael Bzdel

Allan Barrie Campbell (c1923-2012)

Gladys Carefoot

William Glenn Carlson (?-2012)

Dennis H. Carter (1920-2012)

Frederick George Chafe (1929-2012)

Henry Champ (c1937-2012)

Louise Charette

Elbert Chartrand

Joyce Christie

Paul Chyzzy

Ivan Ciaputa

Roland Emmerson “Rollie” Clegg (1911-2012)

Leatrice Cohen

Kenn Collier

John Donald “Don” Comstock (1927-2012)

Jeff Connery

Helen Cook

Thora Gudrun Sigurdson Cooke (c1925-2012)

Lucien Cote

John Thomas “Jack” Coulter (1921-2012)

James Elliott Coyne (1910-2012)

Eric Cox

Rhoda Cummings

Mel Dagg

George Dalgleish

Constance May “Connie” Davidson (1925-2012)

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

Robert de von Flindt

Mona Dixon

George Douglas

Robert Oliver “Bob” Douglas (1932-2012)

Peter Dyck (1946-2012)

Douglas Earl Edmondson (1933-2012)

Ralph William Eisbrenner (1918-2012)

Ian Elkin

Bertha May Blackburn “Birdie” Ellison (1921-2012)

Bona Emeruwa

Margaret Rose Barkley “Marnie” Erb (1937-2012)

Bill Ezinicki

Catherine Farmer [Sister du Sacre-Coeur-je-Jesus] (1916-2012)

Mervin Farmer

Leslie Few

Sister Olivine Fiola

Bill Fisher

Pat Flynn

Elizabeth Fontaine

Thelma Bessie Forbes (1910-2012)

Art Foster

Bud Foster

Robert Arnott Gillespie “Bob” Fraser (1922-2012)

Trent Gardiner Frayne (1918-2012)

Ernest Arthur “Ernie” Friesen (1917-2012)

John Friesen

Lydia Rose Giesbrecht (1922-2012)

David Aaron Golden (1920-2012)

Leonard Harvey Goldsborough (1931-2012)

Olive Gory

David Grant

Margaret McCrea Philpott “Marg” Grant (1922-2012)

Donna Grescoe (1927-2012)

Maara Haas (c1920-2012)

Marshall Ernest Haid (1937-2012)

Bill Hanson

George William Harbottle (1939-2012)

Wesley Hart

Margaret Annie Witty Hassett (1914-2012)

Joe Haywood

David Henderson

John K. “Jack” Henderson (1927-2012)

Thomas Best “Tom” Hendry (1929-2012)

Dave Hrechkosy

Ike Hussain

Dmytro Jakymeczko

Cor Janson

Joyce Jaworsky

Lary Jocelyn

Russell Johnstone

Bob Jones

Ann Kaprowy

Wanda Karwacki

Tobasonakwut Kinew

Stanley Kolt

Olga Kowalchuk

George Peter Krahn (c1933-2012)

Norma Kristjansson

Jerry Kruk (1940-2012)

Myrslaw “Myrs” Kubas (1926-2012)

Doug Lamb

Odilon Larochelle

Hugh Laughlin

Leonard Anthony “Len” LeBoldus (1940-2012)

Peter Edward Lewis (1919-2012)

Orest William “Bill” Lewycky (?-2012)

Alice Boulden Little (1929-2012)

Elden R. Loeppky (1928-2012)

Allan Henry “Al” Lougheed (1935-2012)

Justin Lysack

Doug MacIver

Allan Mackenzie

David Mackling

Charles Marshall

William “Bill” Martin-Viscount (1940-2012)

Florence Antoinette Matthews (c1930-2012)

Bruce McDonald

Donald Taylor McKinnon (1926-2012)

David McClelland (1940-2012)

Bill McLeod

Glenn “Keeper” McWhinney (1930-2012)

Nick Mikos

Clement George Minaker (1937-2012)

Randy Minuk

Ruth Mitchell

Thomas Lloyd Moist (1922-2012)

Ron Morin

Ernest Edward Mulcahy (1923-2012)

George Mulligan

Cal Murphy

Violet Nelson

Herbert Lawrence Walter “Herb” Nemish (c1923-2012)

William “Bill” Norrie (1929-2012)

Maurice Oakes

Shaunna O’Brien-Moran

Laurie Oleson

Thomas Tryggvi “Tom” Oleson (1946-2012)

Aaron Orlikow

Richard Osicki

Gordon Peter Osler (1922-2012)

Yolande Thérèse Millier Paquin (1922-2012)

Joyce Patterson

Jacob David “Jake” Pauls (1919-2012)

Marcel Pelletier (1922-2012)

Izzy Peltz

Walter Perepeluk

Mary Isabelle Brewster Perfect (1919-2012)

Peter Jacob Peters (1914-2012)

Vic Pinchin

John Pitcairn

Paul Platz

Allan Poapst

Sharon Pollack

Gary Pollard

Edward Arthur “Art” Poole (1923-2012)

Oram Joseph Donat Proulx (1930-2012)

Sheila Rabinovitch

George Charles Rafter (1922-2012)

Jayantilal Raichura

James Donald “Bones” Raleigh (1926-2012)

Averno Milton Rempel (1919-2012)

Dale Rempel

Bud Riley

Garry Robertson

May Rodway

Andre Roziere

Judy Sawatzky

Christine Schuhmann

Alexandra Schultz

Samuel Segev

Kathleen Selci

Hugh Shirley

Harold Bjorn “Hal” Sigurdson (1932-2012)

Robert Sizeland

Carol Smith

George Smith

Ross Smith

Garth Somers

Alvin Sprintz (1922-2012)

Donald George “Don” Starkell (1932-2012)

Lynn Stephen

John Martin Stewart (1936-2012)

Armin Stojke

Richard Stovel

Norm Sundstrom

Alan Travers Sweatman (1920-2012)

Ken Tacium

Kjell Talgoy

Richard Tapper

John Lawrence Thistlethwaite (1916-2012)

Marcel Thompson

Clarence I. Tillenius (1913-2012)

Americo Tome

Robert C. Turner (1920-2012)

Leon Gaston Vandekerckhove (1923-2012)

Ben Van Ruiten

William Dexter “Bill” Wade (1938-2012)

Peter Ward (1920-2012)

Felicite Mary Adeline Warner (1924-2012)

Vera Watowich

Byron Watt

Jack Weiss

Wade Kojo Williams

Keith Wilson (1929-2012)

Gordon Woligrocky

Nicholas Yarish (1924-2012)

Michael Yarmie (1931-2012)

If you know a noteworthy Manitoban who died in 2012, whose biography should be added to the Memorable Manitobans collection, please submit their information here.

Sources:

“An indelible mark: From leaders, both in politics and sports, to artists and adventurers -- Manitoba lost many who made a difference for others” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 January 2013, page J2.

“Memorable Manitobans who passed away in 2012,” Winnipeg Sun, 30 December 2012.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 October 2021

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