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Memorable Manitobans: Albert C. “Bert” Kroeker (1928-2014)

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Educator.

Born at Winkler on 16 May 1928, the eighth child of Jacob and Annie Kroeker, he attended the Manitoba Teachers’ College then became a high school English teacher, later serving as the Principal of Altona Collegiate (1955-1960), Golden Gate Junior High School (1960-1966), and Fort Richmond Collegiate (1966-?). An active musician, he directed school musical productions and led the choir at Sturgeon Creek United Church from 1961 to 2011. He died at Winnipeg on 13 September 2014.

Sources:

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 September 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2015

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