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Memorable Manitobans: Nora Edith Sankey (1916-1996)

Educator.

Born at Waskada on 21 November 1916, daughter of Charles A. Sankey, she taught school for many years, serving as the Principal of Erickson School (1942-1943), Ninga School (1943-1944), and Waskada School (1944-1946). In 1948, she emigrated with her sister to Los Angeles, California where she married Albert H. Zurcher (?-1980) on 2 March 1951. They moved to Moscow, Idaho in 1956 where they owned and operated two variety stores. She died at her home on 20 October 1996 and was buried in West Union, Oregon.

Sources:

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

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 October 1996, page 37.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 June 2016

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