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condominium lifestyle and purchased a bungalow condo­ minium in Island Lakes, St. Boniface. They also enjoy spending free time in the summer at their trailer at Poplar Bay, Lac du Bonnet, and taking winter vacations; Palm Springs being their favorite. Time spent with children and grandchildren is always special.

Trenton Jay continued in the tool and die trade, receiv­ ing his journeyman papers from Red River College in 1985. After working in a couple of different machine shops, he joined Melet Plastics in 1987. He continues to work at Melet as a tool and die maker and tool designer. Melet Plastics is a large plastic injection molding company in St. Boniface Industrial Park.

Trenton moved from his parents' home into a small home in Elmwood in 1988 and lived there until 1999 when he had a new home built in Oakwood Estates in East Kildonan. Trent is an avid curler, enjoys kayaking and bicycling and socializing with his many friends.

Kurt Norman, born on January 21, 1965, was employed with John Buhler Inc., 1985 - 1995, first in the parts department and then moving into programming of computerized punching and laser cutting equipment. In 1995, he joined Speciallaser Tech as a shareholder. He is responsible for the programming of the computerized equipment. Speciallaser is a laser metal cutting and process­ ing company and a CNC machine shop located in St. Boniface. Kurt plays hockey in an old timers' league.

Kurt married Karen Dobslaw - Knight on May 2, 1992. Karen has worked at Red River College for the past

I years, presently in the registration department. Kurt and Karen's first home was in West Transcona and in 1995, hey moved to a new home in East Transcona. Karen has one son, Derek Paul Knight, born on May 23,1984. Derek attends high school in Transcona and is an avid hockey and video game player. Kurt and Karen have one daughter, Halie Rebecca, born on August 26, 1993. Halie is in grade one, plays hockey and enjoys swimming. She is a very happy, loving, and ambitious little girl.

LOFGREN, RAYMOND

In late fall of 1984, Raymond took over a position as a teachers' aid at the Erickson Collegiate. He had spent the previous two years working as a volunteer with the Erickson Ambulance Service and had become an instruc­ tor in the First Responder Program. In September 1985, he took a position as Ambulance Training Officer with the Emergency Services Branch of Manitoba Health, stationed in Winnipeg. He acted as liaison with the ambulance serv­ ices west of Winnipeg, on and south of Highway # 1, except for Brandon and Carberry. He remained there until the fall of 1987. He took over the position as manager of Dauphin and District Ambulance Service in November of 1987. He remained there in that position until his retirement on June

13, 2000. While in Dauphin, he met and married Sandra Bygarski on June 4, 1994. They have purchased a house and continue to live in Dauphin. Raymond has plans for a continuation of his photography interests, via photo restoration on computer, mixed with his continued inter­ est in skiing. He will also become the chief cook and bottle washer while Sandra continues her medical practice.In lute full of 1984, Raymond took over a position as a teach­ ers' aid at the Erickson Collegiate. He had spent the previous two years working as a volunteer with the Erickson Ambulance Service and had become an instruc­ tor in the First Responder Program. In September 1985, he took a position as Ambulance Training Officer with the Emergency Services Branch of Manitoba Health, stationed in Winnipeg, He acted as liaison with the ambulance serv­ ices west of Winnipeg, on and south of Highway #1, except for Brandon and Carberry. He remained there until the fall of 1987. He took over the position as manager of Dauphin and District Ambulance Service in November of 1987. He remained there in that position until his retirement on June 13, 2000. While in Dauphin, he met and married Sandra Bygarski on June 4, 1994. They have purchased a house and continue to live in Dauphin. Raymond has plans for a continuation of his photography interests, via photo restoration on computer, mixed with his continued inter­ est in skiing. He will also become the chief cook and bottle washer while Sandra continues her medical practice.

Raymond and Sandra

LOFGREN, KEN AND SHARON

Since the publication of the last R.M. of Clan william and Village of Erickson history book, our family moved to Morden, MB in August 1985. This move came about when Ken changed jobs from the Bank of Nova Scotia to become the General Manager of Morden Credit Union.

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