Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Lawrence Walter “Herb” Nemish (1923-2012)
Born at Winnipeg on 14 February 1923, son of Eugene Nemish (?-1961) and Katharine Klein (1892-1984), brother of Ernest William Nemish and Eugene Nemish, he was Principal at Fort Whyte School (1945-1946) and received a degree from the University of Manitoba then taught in the Winnipeg School Division for over 30 years, at Faraday School (1947-1956) and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate (1957-1964). He served as the Principal of Montcalm School (1970-1973), La Verendrye School (1973-1977), Sargent Park School (1978-1982), and Gladstone School (1983-1984) before retirement in 1984. He and wife Rita had three children. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He died at Winnipeg on 3 March 2012.
Birth registration [Herbert Lorence Walter Nemish], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary [Eugene Nemish], Winnipeg Tribune, 7 August 1961, page 31.
“School posts filled,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 May 1973, page 74.
Obituary [Katherine Nemish], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 December 1984, page 40.
Winnipeg School Division: Celebrating One Hundred Fifty Years, 1871-2021 by Winnipeg School Division, 2021.
We thank Deanna Hartmier for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 3 September 2023