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she entered Minnedosa Personal Care Home where she resides at this time. A fall causing a broken hip has put her in a wheelchair and she does not communicate much.

Leigh Chapman has been in business in Carleton Place, ON as an esthetist. She has recently sold this busi­ ness and, as well, she and Bob have sold 'The Landing' at Aylen Lake. Official retirement has found them living at Hastings, ON, along the Trent River System, as they love the water and boating. Winters are spent in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, in the home they have purchased along with Ron and Leona.

Ron and Leona continue to farm the home place and rented land. They have just recently quit the cow-calf part of the operation.

Leona teaches at Erickson Elementary School in the grade one class and has enjoyed her career immensely.

Retirement, when it arrives, will find Ron and Leona enjoying Zihuatanejo for the winter months and Erickson for the rest of the year.

Editor's Note: Ei leen passed away March 8, 200 1.


Lachie and Joan resided in their home in Erickson until Lachie passed away in February 1994, and Joan in October 1999. Joan remained an active member of the community, an avid gardener and homemaker and an involved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, right up until the time of the brief illness which led to her passing. In 1998, Joan was recognized as the only Manitoba Honorary Life Member of the Women's Institute, having served it for 65 years. They were blessed with 3 children:

Leslie, Gwen and Clare.

Les and Betty both retired in 1996; Les after 19 years as Meat Manager of the Erickson Co-op, and Betty, after 15 years in a management position with Elkhorn Resort in Clear Lake. They are living in the country home they built in 1988 on lakeside property, which had belonged to their Uncle Duncan McInnes, on 8-17-18, in the R.M. of Clanwilliam.

Les continues to be an active curler and gardener.

Betty has assumed a full time homemaker role, offering grandmother services to their granddaughters who live on the same property. Les and Betty have cultivated a new leisure activity in camping, spending their summers on jaunts throughout the province.

Les and Betty's three children have been successful.

Laurie and her husband, Wayne Jackson, have one daugh­ ter, Sheena Marie, born July 30, 1985. Sheena attends Grade 9 at Vincent Massey High School in Brandon. She is an enthusiastic dancer, having studied tap and jazz for the past 11 years ..

Laurie has been employed as a social worker with Child & Family Services for 21 years. She is currently the

supervisor for foster homes, adoptions and children in care. Wayne owns and operates his own small business, as well as selling real estate for Royal Lepage Realty.

Cameron married Arden McDonald of Brandon in 1986. After completing his Mechanical course at Red River Community College, Cameron worked for Cornell Plumbing & Heating in Brandon and Parks Canada in Riding Mountain National Park. In 1994, Cameron ventured out on his own to establish his own business. He now owns Cam's Plumbing, Heating and Electrical. After several years of employment outside the home, Arden settled into managing Cam's business from home. She is active in her daughter's education through her volunteer work at their school.

Cameron and Arden have two daughters. Kelsea was born February 19, 1989. Her main interest is music. She sings in the Brandon University Conservatory Chorale and in April this year won a trophy for her solo performance in the Rolling River Festival of the Arts, 10-14 year old division. Torea was born January 14, 1994 and attends Kindergarten. Both girls enjoy swimming, singing, down­ hill skiing and reading.

Shelley Rae married Kevin Serle of Onanole in 1985.

She received her nursing diploma from Brandon General Hospital and went on to nurse in Seven Oaks and the Health Science Centre in Winnipeg, specializing III Intensive Care. She has recently left bedside nursing and is now Assistant Supervisor of the Medical Records Section of Manitoba Driver and Vehicle Licensing. Kevin is a proj­ ect manager with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Kevin and Shelley have two sons. Brett was born December 16, 1987, and attends H.C. Avery Middle School. Dylan was born March 30, 1992, and attends O.v. Jewitt Elementary. Both boys are active in sporting activities, including hockey, soccer, baseball and golf.

Susan Lynn passed away in 1989 after a lengthy illness.

Gwen and Gary Steiman continue to live most of our time in Winnipeg. Our summer months are spent at our lake residence in Clearwater Bay, ON and our winter months in Naples, Florida.

Gary Steiman, besides being C.E.O. of Gemini Fashions of Canada Ltd., is involved in many community organizations. Being a board member of the Forks-North Portage Development has given him the opportunity to be involved in trying to redevelop these areas of Winnipeg as well as other business groups who are advisors to down­ town development. He is an Associate of the Faculty of Management at the University of Manitoba and has served on the development committee of the University as well as being a board member of the Associates. He is also a member of the Asia Pacific Foundation, which is involved in encouraging trade, education and culture between Canada and Asian countries.