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Memorable Manitobans: Dennis David Weizel (c1941-1973)


Born at Winnipeg around 1941, son of David Weizel, he married Carole Elisabeth Jones at Grace Lutheran Church in East Kildonan on 18 August 1962. The couple had four children. He graduated with BSc (1962) and BEd (1966) degrees from the University of Manitoba and entered the teaching profession. The family moved to Victoria, British Columbia following his tenure as Principal of Starbuck Collegiate (1964-1966). He later returned to Winnipeg and died on 10 October 1973.


“University will issue degrees and diplomas [Bachelor of Science General Course],” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 May 1962, page 27.

Engagements [Jones, Weizel], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 July 1962, page 12.

“Items of social interest [Carole Elisabeth Jones],” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 August 1962, page 14.

“Record number will graduate at 87th Exercises [Bachelor of Education],” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 May 1966, page 27.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 October 1973, page 18.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 10 September 2016

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