Memorable Manitobans: Walter Robert Barnes (c1930-1995)
Born around 1930, son of Harry James Barnes (1887-1961) and Edna Mae Paddock (1898-1981), he was Vice-Principal at Krawchyk School (1963-1965) in the Brooklands School District and Principal of Birchwood School (1967-1970) in the St. James School Division. He married Carrie Czornobay (c1931-1997) and they had two daughters. He died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on 17 May 1995 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.
Obituary [Harry James Barnes], Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 1961, page 47.
Obituary [Edna Mae Barnes], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 June 1981, page 38.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1995, pg B6
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 May 1995, page B12.
Obituary [Carrie Czornobay Barnes], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 March 1997, page 31.
We thank Gordon Goldsborough for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 25 October 2021