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In Memoriam: 2021

The University of Manitoba remembers alumni who have died this year.

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Editor’s note: These pages are updated once a month (new additions are marked with an asterisk *). Though we try to mark every individual’s passing, we occasionally miss someone. To help us provide the most current and accurate information, please email us an official obituary or notice.

Last updated: April 2021

1930s

Stella G. “Gail” Carruthers [BScHEc/38] Mar. 14, 2021*

1940s

Harold L. Davies [MD/46] Jan. 5, 2021

Elizabeth M. “Bette” (MacArthur) Douglas [BScHEc/45] Feb. 1, 2021

Mina (Woodhead) Fyon-Owen [BA/44, DipSW/45] Mar. 2, 2021*

Muriel A. (Bowes) Hewins [BScHEc/49] Jan. 8, 2021

Elsie (Baird) Hughes [BScHEc/47, DipEd/48] Jan. 17, 2021

Norman W. MacLeod [BA/48] Jan. 13, 2021

Irene M. (McInnes) Mather [BScHEc/48] Jan. 20, 2021

Nestor C. Mudry [BSc (CE)/44] Apr. 3, 2021*

Mindel E. (Rady) Olenick [BSc/45] Mar. 29, 2021*

Ruby Samlalsingh [BA/45] Jan. 6, 2021

Margaret (Main) Schoenberg [BA/46] Jan. 7, 2021

Mary-Louise L. (Nighswander) Sutherland [BA/41, DipEd/42] Feb. 22, 2021

Naomi D. (Civkin) Zaslav [AMM/44] Feb. 1, 2021

1950s

Kennedy Andrews [BComm (Hons)/51] Mar. 4, 2021*

Edward F. Anhalt [BSc (Hons)/51, MD/56] Mar. 7, 2021*

Barry B. Bannatyne [BSc (Hons)/55, MSc/59] Jan. 13, 2021

Leighton D. “Doug” Barber [BSc (ME)/59] Jan. 12, 2021

Eleanor R. (Williams) Best [BScHEc/55, MSc/73] Feb. 18, 2021*

Borislaw N. Bilash [BA/56, BEd/57, MEd/60] Feb. 25, 2021

Georg-Wilhelm F. “George” Carsted [BPed/58, BA/60, BEd/62] Mar. 3, 2021

Norma J. (Marsland) Champion [BPed/52] Feb. 10, 2021

W. Glenn Chanin [BSc (Hons)/54, MSc/55] Jan. 12, 2021

Barbara J. (Kaumeyer) Chapman [BScHEc/56, BFA/81] Mar. 14, 2021*

Orest C. “Chick” Chaykowsky [BSc (EE)/55, MSc/56] Feb. 11, 2021

Judy P. (Buchanan) Danbert [BA/59] Jan. 7, 2021

Philip I. Dickman [BA/59, BSW/61, MSW/62] Mar. 19, 2021*

A. Keith Dixon [BSc (EE)/52] Jan. 5, 2021

Herbert C. Driver [BSA/59, MSc/61] Mar. 16, 2021*

Arthur M. Eberwein [BComm/55] Feb. 20, 2021

Margaret J. “Joan” (McBrien) Ford [BScHEc/57] Feb. 13, 2021

Albert F. Fréchette [BA (LatPh)/53] Feb. 4, 2021

John F. Funnell [LLB/50] Mar. 22, 2021*

Leslie D. Gerhardt [BSc (ME)/59] Mar. 6, 2021*

Duncan J. Gillespie [BSc/58, MD/63] Feb. 26, 2021

Jean-Paul Guénette [BA (LatPh)/55, BEd/65] Jan. 15, 2021

J. Frank Haasbeek [CA/59] Jan. 19, 2021

Grant B. Hambley [BSc/57] Mar. 8, 2021*

Leo R. Horodyski [BA/55, BPed/58, BEd/60] Mar. 18, 2021*

Rudolf H. “Rudy” Hummel [BSc (EE)/55, MSc/70, PhD/78] Jan. 12, 2021

Kenneth A. Hyde [BSc (CE)/52] Mar. 3, 2021

Ruby V. (Arndt) Joyce [BA/54, BEd/61] Feb. 3, 2021

Michael Kawchuk [DipAgric/55] Jan. 24, 2021

Gloria L. (Anderson) Klein [DipID/50] Feb. 23, 2021

Robert R. Leckie [DipAgric/59] Jan. 20, 2021

Helen M. Leswick [BA/58, BPed/60, BEd/63] Feb. 8, 2021

Erich G. Lindenschmidt [BA/57, BPed/58, BEd/61] Apr. 2, 2021*

Allan M. Lysack [BA/56, MD/60, DipSurg/65] Feb. 3, 2021

Rosemary (Henderson) Marks [BScHEc/53] Jan. 21, 2021

Marian J. (Witt) McKillop [BScHEc/50] Jan. 23, 2021*

Francis P. “Frank” Mikuska [DipArt/51] Feb. 28, 2021

Holman K. Olson [BA/50, LLB/54, LLM/58] Feb. 15, 2021

Bernard C. Parent [BSc/52] Feb. 11, 2021

Ferdinand D. Pauls [MD/58, BSc (Med)/58] Mar. 21, 2021*

Marilyn J. (Townsend) Penrose [BA/55, BPed/55] Jan. 21, 2021

Dorothy M. (Kristjanson) Purchase [BA/53, BPed/55] Mar. 8, 2021*

Lorraine C. (Couture) Raad [MD/55] Jan. 29, 2021

Lorne M. Radcliffe [DipAgric/55] Mar. 18, 2021*

Ab F. Reimer [BSc/52, MSc/78] Jan. 18, 2021

Steven S. “Saul” Rifkin [BA/53, BEd/61] Apr. 3, 2021*

Elizabeth M. “Betty” (Muir) Ring [BA/54, BA (Hons)/55, MA/56] Jan. 19, 2021

R. Keith Ryan [BA/53] Jan. 1, 2021

Morley Singer [MD/59] Feb. 9, 2021

Marian E. (Dixon) Spring [BScHEc/53] Feb. 14, 2021

Henry S. Sugiyama [MD/52] 2021

Norman M. Tatelman [BA/53, LLB/57] Jan. 12, 2021

Herbert M. Till [BSc (ME)/55] Jan. 24, 2021

Douglas H. Wheeler [CA/51] Jan. 5, 2021

Royce J. (Sanderson) Whyte [BScHEc/51] Feb. 28, 2021

Adelina Willems [AMM/59, LLM/72] Feb. 28, 2021*

Hildegarde F.A. (Connelly) Wyrzykowski [BA/53] Feb. 9, 2021

Grenville K. Yuill [BSc (ME)/59] Jan. 17, 2021

1960s

Edward M. Barker [DipArt/62] Feb. 10, 2021*

Carol E. Barritt-Flatt [BComm/65, BA/82, BN/88] Mar. 26, 2021*

Harvey K. Barkman [BEd/68] Mar. 28, 2021*

Michael E. Bartmanovich [DipAgric/63] Jan. 16, 2021

William G. “Gary” Bews [BSc/64] Jan. 5, 2021

William A. “Bill” Bilecki [BComm (Hons)/61] Feb. 3, 2021

Cynthia D. (Caplan) Bluman [BA (Hons)/69] Mar. 9, 2021*

Claude J. Boily [BA (LatPh)/60, BComm (Hons)/64] Mar. 12, 2021*

Leonard A. Bray [BSc (EE)/66] Feb. 20, 2021

Lorne R. “Bud” Dion [BA/65, CertEd/68, BEd/72] Jan. 26, 2021

Donovan A. “Don” Douglas [BSc (ME)/66] Jan. 17, 2021

David J. Drybrough [CA/63] Mar. 9, 2021*

Marsden D. Fenwick [CA/62] Jan. 17, 2021

Beverley (Chula) Fingerhut [BA/64] Apr. 5, 2021*

Gail M. (Steinberg) Finkle [BA/62, BSW/63] Jan. 6, 2021

Gordon I. Fulford [BA/60, BD/63] Feb. 24, 2021

George N. Heshka [BSc/60, CertEd/68, BEd/70] Mar. 25, 2021*

Menjou M.C. Hui [BSc/68, DMD/76] Mar. 11, 2021*

Robert M. Johnson [BSc (Pharm)/60, MD/64] Mar. 15, 2021*

Willa M. (North) Keith [BA/67, BEd/72] Mar. 15, 2021*

Robert A. “Bob” Keller [MD/64] Jan. 24, 2021

Raymond D. Klassen [BSc/69] Feb. 2, 2021

Traute (Wollenberg) Klein [BA/61, BEd/65, MA/79] Feb. 1, 2021

Uwe R.K. Kromer [BSc/68] Jan. 15, 2021

Edmond H. Lacasse [BA (LatPh)/62, CertEd/68, BEd/71] Mar. 29, 2021*

Marnie S. (Hall) McNiven [BPE/67, CertEd/69] Apr. 9, 2021*

Henricus C. “Hank” Mesman [BEd/68] Mar. 11, 2021*

Abu B. “Tom” Mohammed [BA/67] Feb. 26, 2021*

Edward D. Muzyczka [BEd/77, BA/79] Mar. 5, 2021*

Desmond F. Nugent [BA/65] Mar. 12, 2021*

Benoit J.J. “Ben” Remillard [BA (LatPh)/62, CertEd/67, BEd/72] Mar. 3, 2021

Douglas E. Render [BSc (ME)/67] Mar. 12, 2021*

H. James “Jim” Sandham [MSc/63, PhD/67] Jan. 9, 2021

Rodney Siemens [BSA/60] Mar. 30, 2021*

Paul G. Sully [BA/64, LLB/67] Mar. 8, 2021*

Gerald J. Tencha [BSc (CE)/61, MSc (CP)/63] Mar. 13, 2021*

Gordon C. Tovell [BSc/63, CertEd/64, BEd/67, MEd/74] Mar. 21, 2021*

Alexander S. Tretiak [BSc (Hons)/68, CertEd/73, MSc/75] Feb. 9, 2021

Hendrikus “Henry/Henk” Visch [BEd/61] Jan. 28, 2021

Roger J. Woloshyn [BSc/68, CertEd/69, BEd/70] 2021*

Elton J. Yerex [BFA/60, CertEd/62] Feb. 13, 2021

1970s

John R. “Bob” Baergen [BSc/70, ExtEd/88] Feb. 6, 2021

Kenneth F. Ball [BSc (ME)/73] Feb. 17, 2021

Beverly S. Bortoluzzi [BA/76, CertEd/78] Mar. 28, 2021*

Rose Bouchard [B es A/71] Feb. 17, 2021

Eunice L. Cyr [BA/79] Apr. 5, 2021*

James D. “Jim” Dilay [BSc (ME)/71] Apr. 7, 2021*

A.E. Jean Duczeminski [BN/71] Mar. 18, 2021*

Richard W.E. Dykes [BComm (Hons)/71, CA/78] Feb. 21, 2021

Margaret E. Faber [BOT/76] Mar. 28, 2021*

Leuba S. (Daniels) Franko [MEd/76] Jan. 28, 2021

Allan Friesen [AssocEd/71, BA/75, BEd/77, MEd/98] Mar. 11, 2021*

Robert F. Fulthorpe [BComm (Hons)/78] Mar. 28, 2021*

Antoine R.G. Gagné [BEd/76, M en Ed/88] Mar. 12, 2021*

Susan C. (Alexander) Gibbs [DipPT/73] Feb. 21, 2021

David P. Giesbrecht [BA/74, BEd/77] Feb. 5, 2021

Thomas P.P. “Tom” Ivory [B es A/72, CertEd/73, MA/86] Feb. 1, 2021

Allan J. Klassen [PhD/71] Feb. 17, 2021

Constance (Leggott) “Connie” Larin [BHEc/71] Feb. 6, 2021

Nancy L. Loadman [BSc (Hons)/77, MSc/80] Feb. 10, 2021*

Petur K. Mackenzie [BA/73] Mar. 3, 2021*

Gerald A.N. Macleod [MEd/79] Feb. 16, 2021

Andrew J. Malcolm [MSc/78] Mar. 19, 2021*

John D. Malus [BSc/74, BMRPT/79] Feb. 3, 2021

Kenneth B. Marek [BEd/76, MEd/81] Jan. 4, 2021

W. Robert “Bob” McPhee [BEd/78] Mar. 13, 2021*

Ian M. Milne [MSc/70] Mar. 20, 2021*

Janice E. (Turner) Morissette [BN/76] Jan. 8, 2021

Neil Mowchun [BSc (Med)/72, MD/72] Jan. 19, 2021

Kye T. “Kevin” Myung [BSA/76] Feb. 28, 2021

Henry G. Neufeld [BSc (CE)/72] Jan. 27, 2021

Catherine J. (Madill) Orchard [BA/77] Jan. 19, 2021

Robert W. Pettit [BSA/70] Jan. 27, 2021

Ruby V.A. (Nikodem) Plischke [BEd/79] Feb. 15, 2021

Robert M. “Bob” Riddell [BPed/74] Jan. 22, 2021

Ernesta M. (Richards) Rivais [AssocEd/72, BEd/73, BPed/73, MEd/78] Feb. 9, 2021

Douglas W. Ruth [BSc (ME)/70, MSc/72] Jan. 11, 2021

Harold P.A. Siemens [CertEd/76] Jan. 11, 2021

Eric B. Skoglund [BA/78] Mar. 20, 2021*

Elvaretta J. (Thomson) Smith [BEd/79] Feb. 22, 2021

Roger G. Spink [DMD/70] Feb. 17, 2021

Delmore H. “Del” Stadnyk [BComm (Hons)/73, CA/75] Jan. 31, 2021

Megan A. Strain [CertEd/78] Jan. 25, 2021

Harold Swick [BEd/73] Jan. 2021

Murray R. Ward [BA/78] Feb. 27, 2021

Barry C.F. Wiebe [BComm (Hons)/74] Feb. 20, 2021

Menno Wiebe [MA/73, LLD/09] Jan. 5, 2021

1980s

Vernon H. Appleyard [BSc (Pharm)/83] Feb. 26, 2021

Gisèle D.M. (Lavimodière) Bertalanffy [BA/80] Jan. 18, 2021

Miles N. Burton [BSc (EE)/80] Mar. 16, 2021*

Susan J. (Andrews) Carlisle [BPE/85] Mar. 25, 2021*

René M. Desharnais [BSc/85] Mar. 15, 2021*

Peter E. Firlotte [ExtEd/89] Feb. 9, 2021

Sheldon M. “Shelly” Genthon [BA/87] Feb. 8, 2021

Prasad V. Gowdar [BSc (EE)/86] Feb. 21, 2021

Donald “Daniel” Halechko [BA/86] Apr. 6, 2021*

James L. “Jim” Jones [BComm (Hons)/84] Feb. 8, 2021

Mary-Anne Kandrack [BA/83, MA/87] Feb. 21, 2021*

Sharon B. (Slayen) Kaplan [DipDHyg/80] Feb. 23, 2021

Christel M. Kraft [MEd/80] Jan. 21, 2021

Bruce I. Love [BSA/89, MSc/93] Jan. 23, 2021

Nancy M. McGregor [BSW/80] Feb. 3, 2021

Sylvia V. (Skotlas) Pryhitko [BEd/81] Feb. 27, 2021

James W. “Jim” Sanford [BA (Adv)/86] Feb. 1, 2021

Deanne R. (Caplan) Spiegel [BN/82, MN/95] Feb. 17, 2021

Mark M. Starodub [BEd/83] Feb. 27, 2021

Catherine A. (Stenger) Mass [BFA (Hons)/85] Mar. 12, 2021*

Debra E. Stern [BA/85] Feb. 24, 2021

James B. “Jim” Summers [BSc (CE)/81] Jan. 27, 2021

Kenneth M. Taverner [BSc (Maj)/86, MSc/89] Feb. 2, 2021*

Isaac Unger [BSW/87] Feb. 23, 2021

1990s

Georgia E. Angom [MPAdm/98] Feb. 8, 2021

John M. Copsey [BA/91] Jan. 24, 2021

Sydney G. Courtepatte [BEd/90] Jan. 16, 2021

Dianne L. (Rasmussen) Ewaschuk [BN/95] Mar. 17, 2021*

Sheldon C. Fink [PB CertEd/94, MEd/98] Mar. 9, 2021*

Margaret M. (Klassen) Hiltner [BEd/90] Jan. 25, 2021

Lisa A. (Tittlemier) Holder [BHEcol/96] Jan. 1, 2021

Barbara E. (Noble) Kelcey [PhD/94] Feb. 3, 2021

Lisa M. Seymour [MSW/97] Mar. 26, 2021*

Richard M. Tsuyuki [BSc (ME)/90] Apr. 4, 2021*

2000s

Fred S. Adair [ExtEd/08] Jan. 2, 2021

Jonathan S. McLaren [BKin/08] Jan. 7, 2021

2010s

Lisa M. Green [BSc (HNS)/19] Mar. 17, 2021*

Verna G. (Foster) Livingstone [ExtEd/11] Jan. 2021

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