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Memorable Manitobans: Olive Manchulenko “Nana” Neufeld (1929-2003)

Community activist.

Born at Arnaud on 9 October 1929, daughter of George and Nellie Manchulenko, she attended Arnaud School and Plum Coulee School. She later moved to Winnipeg and worked at the Empire Hotel where she discovered a love for catering and cooking. She was President of the Age & Opportunity Centre on Selkirk Avenue, President of the Ladies Auxiliary of Prosvita, on the executive of Senior Achievers and St. Michaels Ukrainian Orthodox Church. She died at Winnipeg on 31 March 2003and was interred in the Glen Eden Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 April 2003.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, page A6.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 30 April 2017

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