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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

AGM 2019

Spring 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: Kathleen Marie Kirk (1951-2015)

Educator, community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 7 September 1951, she attended St. Alphonsus School, St. Mary’s Academy, and the University of Manitoba. She spent 32 years as a teacher and teacher-librarian until being forced to retire due to poor health. She became involved with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and served as President for two years. She later joined the ALS Society and served on its Board of Directors. She was awarded the ALS Volunteer of the Year as well as an Honorary Life Member Award from the National ALS Society of Canada. In 2012, she received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her community service. She died at Winnipeg on 3 June 2015.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 June 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2015

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