Memorable Manitobans: Sigmund Lobel (1868-1950)
Born in Romania in December 1868, he came to Canada with his family in 1900. He and wife Zilli Reiber (1872-1930) had four children: Pearl Lobel (1898-1964, wife of Leon Chechik), Harry Lobel (1901-?), Bessy Lobel (1902-?, wife of Jack Harrison), and Mervyn Joseph Lobel (1904-?). The family lived at 117 Selkirk Avenue (circa 1916) and 30 Purcell Street (circa 1928). He died in 1950 and was buried in the Hebrew Sick Benefit Cemetery.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
Birth registration [Mervin Joseph Label], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“Becomes bride of Winnipeg man,” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 August 1917, page 6.
“First pre-medical year,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 May 1923, page 7.
“16 apartment houses lined up for start,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 April 1928, page 5.
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary [Pearl Chechik], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 May 1964, page 33.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 20 December 2022