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Memorable Manitobans: Joyce Isabella Richardson Lief (1930-1963)


Born at Hamiota on 17 July 1930, daughter of Jessie Charles Richardson (?-1980) and Lottie Isabella Irwin, she married Boyd M. Lief (?-?) on 4 July 1954 and they had three children. While living on a farm near Lavinia, she taught at Lavinia School and Decker School (1960-1962). She died in April 1963 and was buried in the Hamiota Cemetery.


“Mrs. Boyd Lief enters into rest,” Hamiota Echo, 8 May 1963, page 1.

“Lief-Beamish exchange vows,” Hamiota Echo, 2 June 1977, page 7.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 May 2017

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