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Memorable Manitobans: Wilfrid Dickson Heapy (1901-1980)

Farmer.

Born at Oak River, Manitoba on 5 October 1901, eldest son of Edgar James Heapy and Margaret Alice Chisholm, brother of Clarence Edgar Heapy, he farmed for most of his adult life, retiring to Oak River in 1965. Active in municipal affairs, he was a councillor for the Rural Municipality of Blanshard for 25 years, was a President of the Manitoba Good Roads Association, and served as a trustee for Oak River School District and was a board member on the Virden Health Unit for 20 years. He was an active member of the Oak River Agricultural Society, a director of the Brandon Fair Board, and a member of the Westman Development Board. In 1975, he received the Westman Tourist Association merit award in recognition of his community service. He died at his home in Oak River on 6 October 1980 and was buried in the Oak River Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 October 1980, page 80.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2011

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