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Memorable Manitobans: Philip (Filko) “Phil” Kozokowsky (1931-2019)


Born at Angusville on 28 November 1931, son of Michael “Mike” Kozokowsky (1901-1985) and Justyna Kozokowsky (?-?), he began a long teaching career at Hodgson School (1953-1955), Brant School (1955-1958), and Snow Lake School (1958-1967). He attended the University of Manitoba during summer recesses from teaching and received BA and BEd degrees. He moved to Winnipeg in 1967 and served as the Principal of Beaumont School (1965-1971) and Shaftesbury High School (1971-1984). On 17 April 1954, he married Eunice Schellenberg and they had four children. He and his wife moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2006 where he died on 20 December 2019.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 December 2019.

Obituary, McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 December 2021

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