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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: June 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

Mildred (Shanas) Gutkin [BA/42] April 11, 2021*

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

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

Allan C. Killey [BSc/49, BSc (ME)/54] 2021*

E.H. Lewis [DipAgric/49] April 3, 2021*

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

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

Margaret E. Morse [BA/46] April 19, 2021*

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

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

John Gair Patterson [BA/47, DipEd/48, BEd/59] April 13, 2021*

Jocelyn C. (Highmoor) Ryles [BA/46] February, 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

Allan Badner [BSc(CE)/54] March 20, 2021*

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

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

Kenneth (Kenneth) Beatty [LLB/54] May 4, 2021*

John Ambler Bell [BSc(EE)/55] May 3, 2021*

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

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

Hugh A. Campbell [BSc(CE)/52] May 24, 2021*

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

Cyril Cartwright [BSc(ME)/50] April 24, 2021*

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

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

William (Bill) F. Cooksley [BSc/50] May 5, 2021*

Peter G. Cowie [BA/57, BPed/59, BEd/61, MEd/74] April 30, 2021*

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

Edith A. (Broadhurst) Danna [BPed/53, BA/54] May 21, 2021*

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

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

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

Norma O. Drosdowech [BA/56, BPed/57, BEd/60, MEd/89] April 1, 2021*

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

Rev. Robert W. (Bob) English [BA/56] May 4, 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

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 George Lindenschmidt [BA/57, BPed/58, BEd/61] April 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

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

Mildred M. Sullivan [BA/50] April 29, 2021*

Dr. Boris E. Symchych [MD/50] May 2, 2021*

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

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

A. “Ike” Toews [BSA/51] April 18, 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

Franklin P. Barlishen [BSc(CE)/65, DipCE/75] May 2, 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

John M. Chang [BSA/60] January 5, 2021*

Liubov “Liuba” Dimerman [BSc/66, MA/68] April 17, 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

Rudi G. Engbrecht [BA/63, Cert Ed/64, BEd/66] May 2, 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

Bruce Geddes [BA/64] April 6, 2021*

Garry B. Grubert [BSc/65, Cert Ed/67, BEd/69] May 5, 2021*

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

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

David Lowry “Dave” Johnson [BA/69] April 17, 2021*

Halldor J. Johnson [DipAgric/63] May 9, 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

Guy P. Lacroix [BA/65] May 25, 2021*

Joann L. MacMorran [BN/65] April 2, 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

David R. Moore [BSc(EE)/63] April 9, 2021*

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

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

Barry W. Prentice [BSc(CE)/60] May 23, 2021*

Della D. Radcliffe [BScHEc/62] April 20, 2021*

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

Bayla (Blutstein) Reiss [BA/63, Cert Ed/64] May 7, 2021*

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

Russell W. Ryan [BA/61, Cert Ed/65, BEd/68] May 14, 2021*

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

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

John Loring Sinclair [BA/61, LLB/65] May 11, 2021*

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

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

Alistair M. “Al” Thomson [Cert Ed/63, BA/63, BEd/65] April 24, 2021*

Gaston L. Tonnellier [BA/61, Cert Ed/65, BEd/67] May 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

Gayle (McLean) Tsou [BScHEc/60] Apr. 13, 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

Kerry Ronald Armit [BSc/76] May 19, 2021*

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

Thomas A. Bunn [BA/70, LLB/75] May 20, 2021*

A. Dwight “Dwight” Cleghorn [BSc/77, BComm(Hons)/83] April 18, 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

Lucille T. Gendron, Sr. [BEd/70] May 1, 2021*

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

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

Timothy E. Gray [BA/72] Mar. 13, 2021

Gregory N. Harasyn [BA/73] April 1, 2021*

Donald B. Howie [BComm(Hons)/71] May 17, 2021*

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

Guy Leonard Johnson [DipAgric/72, BSA/78] March 31, 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

Kevin Lunn [BA(Hons)/76, MNRM/99] January 24, 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

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

Harry Charles Peters [LLB/77] April 23, 2021*

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

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

Susan C. (Black) Preiss [BComm(Hons)/77] May 5, 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

William J. “Bill” Weber [BA/72, Extended Ed/01] May 8, 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

Hugh Alexander Brown [BA/87] April 28, 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

Jo-Anne Margaret (Horsfall) Findlay [BComm(Hons)/80, CA/81] May 28, 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 Robert “Jim” Hazen [BSc/87] May 2, 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

Josephine Irma Kristjanson [BA/89] May 11, 2021*

David Adam Lertzman [BA(Adv)/84] May 5, 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

Graham Edward Robson [BA/86, MBA/89] April 12, 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

Leon Edward Delannoy [BA/91] May 22, 2021*

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

Laura Yvonne Fefchak [MSW/97] April 28, 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

Daren Lee Jorgenson [BSc(Pharm)/91] April 23, 2021*

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

Richard Kolodie [Extended Ed/92, Extended Ed/93] May 21, 2021*

Sandra Claire “Sandy” (McInnes) Rozecki [MBA/96] April 14, 2021*

Noreen Mary Ryan [Extended Ed/93] April 20, 2021*

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

Mary Smith [Extended Ed/94] May 4, 2021*

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

 

2000s

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

Lawrence Bruyere [Extended Ed/06] May 27, 2021*

Markus Guido Dyck [MNRM/01] April 25, 2021*

Jason Corey Enns [Extended Ed/06] April 3, 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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