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Memorable Manitobans: Katherine McNeill (?-1991)

Community activist.

She was a lifelong resident of the Brooklands and Weston area, and was very active in community affairs. She was past President and life member of the Brooklands and Weston Legion No. 2 Ladies Auxiliary and held the Meritorious Medal, the highest award given for Legion work. She was also past President of the Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Command Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion, chairman of the Greater Winnipeg Joint Veteran’s Poppy Day Trust and received a 60th Anniversary Medal at the Provincial Command Level. She also was a longtime volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society and Neighbourhood Watch, receiving a City of Winnipeg Appreciation Award from Mayor Bill Norrie for her work. She died on 15 March 1991.

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This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Page revised: 26 January 2011

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