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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Yaremchuk (1933-1997)

Educator.

Born at Simpson, Saskatchewan on 19 April 1933, son of Thomas Yaremchuk and Sophia Kuzmitch, he was educated at Venn and Nokomis. He then taught at Grahamville School (?-?) before attending Teachers College at Winnipeg. He taught at Halton School (1954-1956) and served as the Principal of Gimli School (1956-1959) then taught at MacNeill School (Dauphin) for a year. He then moved to Baldur where he taught for 26 years, including as Principal (1961-1976) and Vice-Principal (1976-1987) of the Baldur Elementary School. He retired in 1987, having taught 35 years. On 18 August 1956, he married Olga Glushka at Grandview and they subsequently had two children. They moved to Dauphin in 1995 where he died on 2 December 1997 and was buried in the Dauphin Riverside Cemetery. He is commemorated by the Samuel Yaremchuk Award at the Baldur School.

Sources:

A History of Education in the Evergreen School Division by John C. Gottfried, MA thesis, University of Manitoba, 1965.

“Goodbye Sam!” Baldur Gazette, 7 July 1987, page 1.

“Samuel Yaremchuk academic proficiency award,” Baldur Gazette, 30 May 1995, page 2.

Obituary, Baldur Gazette News, 19 December 1997, page 10.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 March 2020

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