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Terence Rae Gustafson, son of John and Leona Gustafson was born December 9, 1955. Deborah Sharon, daughter of Shirley Montgomery and the late Clifford Lundman, was born October 1,1955. They have two chil dren: Jennifer Rae, born November 28, 1977; and Sean Grant, born May 10, 1980.
The family moved from Yorkton to Winnipeg in 1985.
In 1989 they moved to their country home outside of Warren. Terry has worked in the telecommunications field since 1985 and is currently self-employed. Debbie has worked for CAA Manitoba since 1986, currently as the Manager of Branch Operations and Human Resources.
Jennifer obtained a Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Administration from Red River Community College in June 1997. She currently works for The Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, in Guest Services. Sean is currently attending The University of Manitoba, enrolled in the Computer Science Program. He is also employed by Astra Network, a computer consulting film. Jennifer and Sean live together in Winnipeg. They are both active in outdoor sporting activities, especially mountain biking and snowboarding. Some of the favorite mountain biking trails are in Riding Mountain ational Park. The whole family continues to consider Otter Lake as their summer home.
HALL,ALGOT AND OLGA
Back row: Elgin Hall, Leona Schaffer, Donald Schaffel; Dolores Hall, Edward Ewanochko, Portia Kruse, Mervin Hall
Front row: Donna Hall, Olga Hall, and Debbie Hall
After many years of happy retirement, Algot and Olga celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1988, and the same weekend, celebrated Elgin and Donna's 25th wedding anniversary at the Hall farm. Algot had periods of ill health and he died in October 1991 and is buried at Bethel Cemetery.
Olga lives in town and continues to be active III Erickson Lutheran Church and Danvers Community Club.
Elgin - (September 1942) and Donna (October 1941) Hall stayed on the farm NE 19-18-18 till 1990 when Elgin took a position as minister of Minnedosa United Church. Donna works with Home Care. She is also involved with Valley Piecemakers and the Horticultural Society. In 1994, Elgin and Donna bought a house in the SW comer of Minnedosa and, shortly after, purchased a small cottage on the north side of Ditch Lake on land that had originally been cleared by Grandpa Hall.
After 40 years of ministry, Elgin will retire in June 2000. Donna continues to work with Home Care. They have two sons: Allan and Darren. (See Hall, Allan and Sandra)
Darren completed high school near the top of his class and registered in the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba and graduated with a Degree in Pharmacy. He has worked in a variety of places and IS now employed with the Marquette RHA and working at the Russell Hospital.
Elgin, Allan, Darren and Donna (seated)
Dolores - (August 1, 1942). In 1996, after 30 years of missionary nursing in Papau, New Guinea, Dolores "retired" and returned home. In August 1997 she began a second career as Dean of Girls at Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute in Outlook, SK.
Portia - (June 28, 1946) remarried in June 1985 to Ed Ewanochko (July 15, 1947). For a while they lived in Brandon but then moved to the Charles wood area in Winnipeg. Portia continues to work in psychiatric nursing, now mnning the Psychiatric Nursing by Distance Education in Winnipeg for Brandon University. Ed is Director of Safety for Bison Transport.
Their children: Martin (October 1,1972) obtained a B.A. from Brandon University and is working for