Memorable Manitobans: Nicholas “Nick” Andrusko (1900-1983)
Born in 1900, he taught extensively in rural Manitoba, including at River Ranch School (1926), Sarto School (1928-1930), Sandhill School (1939-1942), Senkiw School (1943-1944), Plum Ridge School (1947-1951), Tarno School (1951-1956, Principal), Queen Elizabeth School (1956-1957), New Rosewell School (1957-1958), Donald School (1958-1959, Principal), Green Bay High School (1959-1960, Principal), Whitemouth Collegiate (1961-1962), and Victoria Beach School (1967-1969, Principal). He and his wife Angela “Angelia” Andrusko (1905-1963) lived at Beausejour from around 1959 into 1963 and had three children: Rose Andrusko (wife of John Arthur Wilson), Reverend Sister Mary Muerson, and Maurice Andrusko. He died in 1983 and was buried in the Beausejour St. Mary Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.
“Whitemouth,” Springfield Leader, 12 September 1961, page 6.
Obituary [Angelia Andrusko], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 April 1963, page 30.
Obituary [Angelia Andrusko], Springfield Leader, 30 April 1963, page 8.
Obituary [John Arthur Wilson], Winnipeg Free Press, 11 January 1979, page 43.
Beausejour St. Mary Roman Catholic Cemetery burial transcriptions, FindAGrave.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 1 February 2023