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Memorable Manitobans: Sheri Lee Telke Breland (1973-2011)


Born at Winnipeg on 25 January 1973, daughter of Erwin Telke and Karen Friesen, she grew up at Lockport and attended school in East Selkirk and Selkirk, graduating with a degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Winnipeg. She was active in athletics as a member of the Selkirk Royals. In 1994, she was inducted into the Order of the Buffalo Hunt as a member of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Basketball Team. She died at Selkirk on 2 April 2011 and was buried in the Selkirk Lutheran Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 2011.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 December 2013

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