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Memorable Manitobans: Larry Lynn Stoski (1952-2002)

Bison rancher.

Born on 24 September 1952, son of Matt Dmitro and Anne Stoski, he attended Gilbert Plains School, University of Manitoba, and Brandon University (BSc 1974). He was a lumberman, grain farmer, and owner of Wilson River Bison, where he developed a bison herd that was well-known across North America. He died at Gilbert Plains on 17 February 2002.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 April 2002.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2002, page A8.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 12 January 2017

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