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Memorable Manitobans: John Abram Neufeld (1927-2015)

Educator.

Born at Springstein on 18 June 1927, son of Abram and Justina Neufeld, he taught in rural schools before moving to the St. James School Division where he was a teacher, Vice Principal at Birchwood School (1959-1962), and Principal of Lincoln Junior High School (1971-1973) and Crestview School (1971-1981). After retirement, he made jewelry and operated a catering business. He also volunteered at Age and Opportunity, Grace Hospital, Deer Lodge Centre, and Assiniboine Park. He died at Winnipeg on 25 July 2015.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 August 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 August 2015

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