Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years


Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Top 10

Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

Summer Field Trip 2019
Field Trip

Fall Field Trip 2019
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Frank Robert Ehinger (1927-1995)

Municipal official.

Born in 1927 to Frank Henry Ehinger (1895-1982) and Helen Ehinger (1906-1959), he was a member of the Canadian Army Royal Canadian Artillery (1953-1956) and Manitoba Forestry in Lac du Bonnet from 1956 to retirement in 1985. He was active in the community, serving on the Milner Ridge School Board, Lac du Bonnet Arena Board, President of local minor hockey organizations, a volunteer member of the Lac du Bonnet Fire Department, President of the Lac du Bonnet Royal Canadian Legion (1970, 1974-1975), and Mayor of Lac du Bonnet (1978-1982). He was married twice, first to Marion Visca (1928-1971) and later to Annette Julia Downie. He died at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg on 24 March 1995.


Obituary [Helen Ehinger], Winnipeg Free Press, 31 January 5 March 1959, page 30.

Obituary [Marion Ehinger], Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 1971, page 25.

Obituary [Peter Stewart Downie], Winnipeg Free Press, 25 October 1971, page 27.

Logs & Lines From the Winnipeg River: A History of Lac du Bonnet Area by Lac du Bonnet History Book Committee, 1980.

Obituary [Frank Henry Ehinger], Winnipeg Free Press, 9 September 1982, page 34.

Obituary [Alice Visca], Winnipeg Free Press, 10 November 1986, page 44.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 27 March 1995, page C5.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 28 February 2014

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017

Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.