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Manitoba History No. 88
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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Theodore Bockstael (1923-2017)

Building contractor, MP (1979), MP (1980-1984).

Born at St. Boniface on 15 February 1923, one of nine children of Theodore Bockstael and Marie VanBelleghem (?-?), he worked for Bockstael Construction, a firm founded by his father in 1909, and served as a school trustee and city councillor. Elected in the 1979 federal general election for the St. Boniface constituency, and re-elected in 1980, he was defeated in 1984. In recognition of his community service, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (2002). He died at Winnipeg on 28 June 2017.

Sources:

“Theodore Bockstael dies in hospital,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 1958, page 8.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 July 2017.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 December 2017

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