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Memorable Manitobans: Wilmer John Shynkaruk (c1933-1984)

Educator.

Born at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan around 1933, he taught at Radway School (?-?) and Langruth School (1953-1954), and was the Principal of Springfield School (1958-c1960). He and wife Emma Godfredson had six children. He died at Winnipeg on 14 July 1984.

Sources:

“Langruth news,” Portage la Prairie Leader, 3 September 1953, page 11.

Obituary [Kirsten Kae Shynkaruk], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 August 1976, page 24.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 July 1984, page 37.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 December 2019

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