In Memoriam – GB Teachers

Some of our beloved teachers have now left us.  In alphabetical order, here are some of them (dates at GB in parentheses) …

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Don Askholm, Music (1993?-2007+) – ? – Apr 9, 2018
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-254628/ASKHOLM_DON

Frank Boychuk, Math & Spec. Ed. (1973-1990?) – Mar 21, 1934 – Mar 9, 2020
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-271498/BOYCHUK_FRANK

Bert Brady, Science (1960-1981) – Feb 6, 1927 – Oct 4, 2015
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-229078/BRADY_ALBERT

Shirley Chappell, Business

Therese Coyle, French (1961-1981) – Feb 5, 1915 – Apr 23, 2007

Rene Desmet, Social Studies – 1934 – Mar 10, 2017

Russ Duthoit, Business

Ruth Dveris, Special Education

Audrey Dysart, Vice Principal

Werner Epp, Middle Years

Mike Gaston, Social Studies & Phys. Ed. (1961-1990s) – 1939? – May 5, 2005
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-96092/GASTON_MIKE

Fred Hodgkinson, Principal (1965-1973) – Jun 2, 1912 – Oct 26, 2004 (1)

J Hyrich, Math

Ernie Johnson, Social Studies

Esther Kiernan, English – 1921 – Mar 5, 2000

Metro Kowalik, Science

Herb Lother, Principal

Grace Martin, Math – 1913? – Nov 16, 2002

Kirby McFadyen, Social Studies

Richard Mutchmore, Vice Principal

Partap Phangureh, Science

Guenter Poschadel, Science – Apr 30, 1933 – May 3, 2015
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-224635/POSCHADEL_GUENTER

Miro Procaylo, Social Studies (1977-?) – April 30, 1936 – August 14, 2017

Peter Pura, Math & Computer Science (1970-1997) – July 10, 1932 – May 8, 2014
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-213485/PURA_PETER

Richard Seaborn, Music (1971-1980?) – April 25, 1917 – March 27, 1991 (2)

Jim Smith, Social Studies (1975-1986+?) – April 19, 1944 – May 7, 2019
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-264179/SMITH_JAMES

Fred Taylor, Principal – Oct 22, 1937 – Nov 15, 2014

Jim Welsh, Science

Marian Wolynec, Science (1969-1999+?) – 1942 – Feb 14, 2010
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-161021/WOLYNEC_MARIAN

Sources:
(1) Manitoba Historical Society – http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/hodgkinson_fa.shtml
(2) Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Seaborn