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Memorable Manitobans: Wendelin Mann (1920-2015)

Educator.

Born on 17 January 1920, the son of Albert Mann (c1893-1969) and Dorothea Mann (c1891-1971), he attended the Winkler Collegiate and Mennonite Brethren Bible College in Winnipeg, as well as earning BA (1959) and BEd (1960) degrees from the University of Manitoba. His teaching career included Burwalde School (1952-1954), Schanzenfeld School (1957-1959, Principal), and Jefferson Junior High School (1960-1961). On 4 September 1948, he married Mary Dyck (1923-2011) at the Mennonite Brethren Church at Kronsgart and had four children. He died at Concordia Hospital on 9 April 2015 and was buried in the Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

“Bible students wed Saturday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 September 1948, page 14.

“Bachelor of Education,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1960, page 25.

Obituary [Albert Mann], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 March 1969, page 30.

Obituary [Mrs. Dorothea Mann], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 May 1971, page 41.

Obituary [Mary Mann], Winnipeg Free Press, 17 August 2011, page 29.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 April 2015, page 33.

Obituary [Leonard Mann], Winnipeg Free Press, 12 November 2015, page 46.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 27 January 2018

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