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Memorable Manitobans: Roy Raymond Sontag (?-2002)

Educator.

He grew up around Moosehorn, and became a permit teacher after graduating from high school, teaching one year at the Parker School District No. 1643, after which he entered Provincial Normal School. He taught four years at Grosse Isle School before relating to St. Boniface and teaching at Provencher Collegiate. He was Principal of Beliveau Elementary School (1960-1963) and continued on as Principal of Beliveau Junior High (1963-1969) following the school’s conversion to junior high grades, after which he was Principal of Windsor Park Collegiate (1969-1992). He married Maureen Bell (?-2002) and had two children. He was a member of the St. Boniface Teachers’ Curling Club. He died at the Grace Hospital on 14 June 2002.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 July 2002, page 48.

Obituary [Maureen Sontag], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 July 2002, page C10.

Winnipeg Estate file PR02-01-61536, Roy Raymond Sontag, Archives of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 10 June 2017

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