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to deliver freight, apprenticing as a plumber and working in a carnival. He eventually went west and worked in logging camps for a number of years. In 1962, inAlert Bay, BC, Dale married Eileen Mary Stone. Eileen came from Brighton, England and was working as a nurse's aide in Alert Bay Hospital. They adopted two boys: Jerry Alfred, born in 1963; and Calvin Stewart, born September 13, 1964. Dale and Eileen eventually settled in Chilliwack, BC, and Dale worked with North Ann Transportation until his sudden death on December 12, 1984. Eileen passed away on September 7, 1986. Jerry and Calvin now live in Sardis, Be.


Wayne Reginald, the youngest son of Gunnar and Anna Hall, was born January 31, 1939, at Birnie, MB. He was baptized on April 11,1939, and confirmed on October 11, 1953,at Bethel Congregation, Erickson, MB. Wayne moved to Birtle, MB in the spring of 1959 to manage the Co-op Grocery store. It was here that he met his future wife when she came to work as a cashier for the summer months in 1960. In March 1961, he left Birtle to attend L.e.B.!. for a tenn of study in the Bible department. That fall he returned to complete his academic studies and graduated in 1963. He attended Camrose Lutheran College inAlberta for the 1963-1964 school year. At the close of the school year, he returned to Erickson and the Co-op, where he began his accounting training. He spent from May 1965 to March 1966 in Beausejour, MB. On August 14, 1965 he married Margaret Rose Cottingham, born Febrnary 11, 1944, in St. George's Anglican Church in Birtle and they had three children. He was transferred to Gilbert Plains, MB, as Office Manager/Accountant in March 1966 and Margie taught Business Education for two years. A trans­ fer, in May 1968, took them to Minnedosa where they resided for five years before a transfer to Cannan MB in May 1978, where they lived for the next fourteen years. During that time Wayne left the Co-op and owned and operated Newman Hall Agencies for eight years, from 1978-1986. InApril 1987, he returned to Co-op and moved to Hudson Bay, SK. In April 1990, he was transferred to the Audit Department of Federated Co-op in Saskatoon, SK. The family joined Wayne there on July 1, 1990. On January 3, 1991, Margie secured an administration posi­ tion with Prairie Therapists & Trainers and remains employed with them.

Jonathan Wayne, son of Wayne and Margaret, was born Febrnary 20, 1972 in Minnedosa, MB, baptized on May 7, 1972 at st. George's Anglican Church, Birtle, and confirmed October 11, 1987 at St. John's Anglican Church in Carman. Jonathan attended school in Carman and Hudson Bay, graduating in June 1990 from Hudson Bay Composite High. He attended the University of Regina in

1991 and 1992 where he studied Prejournalism. In 1993, he studied Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan. In the fall of 1994, he realized his boyhood dream and joined Kindersley Transport (Canadian Division) as a Professional Driver where he is currently employed. On August 22, 1998 Jonathan married Mandy Boklaschuk

Samantha Jane, elder daughter of Wayne and Margaret, was born December 19,1973 in Carman, MB, and baptized on April 7, 1974 at st. George's Church, Birtle, and confirmed on June II, 1989 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Hudson Bay, SK. Samantha attended school in Cannan and Hudson Bay, and graduated from L.e.B.I., Outlook, SK, in June 1992. At an early age, she developed a love for flying and joined Air Cadets in 1988. This organization has given her many wonderful experi­ ences including scholarships in gliding, air traffic control, and powered flight. In 1991, she was one of four cadets chosen to spend one week on-the-job training in Lahr, Germany. In August 1992, she earned her "Wings" and private pilot's license. She remains active today in Air Cadets as an instructor and Officer. In September 1992, she enrolled at the University of Saskatchewan with convo­ cation in May 1997 with a BA in Psychology. She is currently working in Saskatoon.

Miranda Joy, youngest daughter of Wayne and Margaret, was born October 13, 1981 in Carman, MB, baptized on December 13, 1981, at St. John's Anglican Church, Carman, and confirmed on June 23, 1996, at Abundant Life Lutheran Church, Saskatoon. Miranda began her schooling in Carman and has continued in Hudson Bay and Saskatoon. She enjoys socializing with her friends and her interests include all sports and piano and flute. She will graduate in June 2000.

Editor S Note: Jonathan and Mandy have one son, Jacob Jonathan, born January 21, 2000.


Pearl Hall will celebrate her ninetieth birthday January 17, 2000 with both of her daughters present and a host of relatives and friends. She continues to live in Green Acres in Brandon - an apartment she moved into in 1976. Edwin died in 1969 and Pearl spent the next seven years with her daughters and grandchildren in Calgary. In July of 1999 Pearl broke a hip and now gets about with walker and cane. Eyesight has been a problem for some time, but recent surgery has given a new lease on life. St. Andrews' Presbyterian Church and the Women's Missionary Society are a real interest and concern.