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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Unrau Dyck (?-1982)


Born at Morden, son of Julius Dyck and Katherina Unrau, he was a teacher at various schools in rural Manitoba, including Haskett School (1927-1930, Principal), Edward School (1930-1931), Wellington School (1933-1934, Principal), Pleasant Valley School (1935-1938), Bothwell School (1941-1943, Principal), Swan River School (1943), Cartwright School (1946-1949), Wingham School (1949-1950, Principal), Prince Charles School (1951-1952), Whitemouth School (1952-1953, Principal), and Ardal School (1953-1955, Principal). He also taught at or near Gretna, Foxwarren, Morden, Morris, Gladstone, and Grandview before retiring to Brandon.

On 26 September 1926, he married Katharina I. [Hildebrand] Hildebrandt (1905-1987) in the Rural Municipality of Rhineland. They had five children, of which one was Ted Dyck (?-1983).

He died at Brandon on 26 September 1982 and was buried in the Waldheim Cemetery.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Five more depart,” Brandon Sun, 30 April 1966, page 27.

“Senior citizen activities,” Brandon Sun, 26 August 1976, page 9.

“Card of thanks [Dyck],” Brandon Sun, 3 September 1976, page 12.

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 29 September 1982, page 24.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 September 1982, page 54.

Obituary [Katharina Dyck], Brandon Sun, 16 June 1987, page 17.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 24 April 2022

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