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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: Elmer Bartel (1934-2014)

Educator, administrator.

Born at Kleefeld in 1934, he attended Gruenfeld School and graduated from Steinbach Christian High School. Entering the field of education, he taught in rural Manitoba at Friedensfeld School and Montezuma School (Principal, 1960-1961), Flin Flon, and Neepawa. He was Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent of Special Education for the Beautiful Plains School Division from the 1970s into the early 1980s and Superintendent of the Garden Valley School Division (c1984-1992). An active member of the Gideons and his church board, he was Moderator of Manitoba Baptist Churches and was involved with the Black Forest Academy (Germany), Providence College, and Whyte Ridge Baptist Church. In 1956, he married Anne Dueck (1933-2011) and they had two daughters and a son. He died at Winnipeg on 6 April 2014 and was buried in Hillside Cemetery.

Sources:

“Special Education School Board topic,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 July 1971, page 11.

“Teacher required,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 December 1974, page 14.

“Beautiful Plains School Division #31,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 March 1982, page 63.

“Band / Choral music instructor,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 April 1984, page 38.

“Garden Valley School Division No. 26,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 1992, page C31.

Obituary [Anne Bartel], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 2011, page C12.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 April 2014, page C9.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 1 January 2016

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