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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest Nakka (1913-1970)

Educator.

Born at Elma, he attended the Central Normal School (1930-1931) then began a 38-year teaching career in 1932, at Stony Hill School, where he stayed until 1937. He taught at McMunn School (1938-1939, 1940-1942) and was later the Principal of High Bluff Village School (1950-1953) and Balmoral School (1953-1955). He married Vera Edna Norris (1918-1974) and they had three children. He died at Winnipeg on 20 December 1970, after a long illness.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 December 1970, page 34.

“McMunn,” Steinbach Carillon, 3 July 1974, page 26.

“Elma,” Steinbach Carillon, 8 May 2003, page 10.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 December 2014

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