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own car, and enjoys playing bingo.
Their children are; Helen, Walter, Doris and Wilbert. Helen Anne was born December 26,1920, on N.E. 12- 17 -18W. She attended school at Erickson, later working at Erickson and Strathclair.
Helen and Leonard Neva were married on December 27, 1938. Leonard was born March 26, 1907. He was a teacher at Tales School. Leonard and Helen had one daughter, Carlew.
After Helen and Leonard were divorced, she worked for many years at Canada Safeway, Minnedosa. On July 28, 1946, Helen and Paul Renneberg were married at Brandon. Paul was born July 17, 1917, at Saco, Mon tana. They resided in Minnedosa. Helen passed away April 21, 1981, at Minnedosa and Paul passed away May 19,1979, at Minnedosa.
Carlew was born March 31, 1939, on the Jacobson farm S.E. 28-17-18W. She married Harvey Ritchie. Harvey was born March 15, 1938, at Minnedosa and now works for Canada Safeway, Dauphin, where the family reside. Car lew is a Legal Secretary. She owns the former Andrew Jacobson cottage on North Shore at Clear Lake.
Their four children are:
Kevin Paul born September 25, 1960 at Minnedosa. Harvey Brent born October 13, 1962 at Brandon. Ronald Earl born February 22, 1965 at Neepawa. Shawn Andrew born May 5,1969 at Dauphin.
Walter A/fredwas born March 1, 1922, on N.E. 12-17- 18W. He attended school at Erickson and worked on the farm. Walter enjoyed playing hockey with the Erickson Intermediate team.
Walter married Evelyn Reynolds on June 4, 1947. They lived at Wasagaming for that summer where Walter was employed at a Service Station which Earl Murray of Neepawa operated. Walter and Evelyn then made their home at Erickson where he worked for Albin Gustafson at the Erickson Transfer. They moved to Minnedosa. Walter worked for the C.P .R. as a fireman for eight years, drove a school bus for six years.
Walter and Evelyn leased the 4 & 10 Esso Service for twelve years. At the present time, Walter is employed at Morris Rod Weeder.
Their two children are; Calvin Walter was born December 6, 1947, at Erickson at Mrs. Biczo nursing home. He has been very active in hockey, coaches hockey his son plays on. Calvin married Kristine Johnson who was born February 28, 1950, in Minnedosa and attended school there. Their children, Glenn born December 19, 1976, Janna born December 26, 1978 and Tyler born December 21,1980.
Caren Faye Evelyn was born December 2, 1948, at Minnedosa. Caren married Gary St. Lawrence who was born January 21, 1950. They reside in Winnipeg. Their children are; Shaun Gary born September 8, 1977, in Winnipeg and Scott Bradley born December 16, 1981, in Winnipeg.
Doris Eveline was born March 1,1925, on the farm in S.E. 28-17-18W with Grandma Sjogren as midwife. She received her education at Erickson school and later worked in restaurants at Erickson and Clear Lake. Doris married Clifford Nelson Cartwright on July 12, 1945, at St. Marks Anglican Church in Minnedosa.
Clifford was born December 9, 1923, at Minnedosa.
He had served in the navy during World War II, retur ning to C.P .R. as a fireman.
In 1946, Doris and Clifford moved to Fort William, Ontario, where Clifford was employed as a Locomotive Engineer, retiring March 31, 1983. Doris graduated as a registered nurses assistant and is presently working at McKellar General Hospital.
They had two children;
Beverley Anne was born April 11, 1946 at Minnedosa.
She attended school at Minnedosa and Fort William, graduating from school of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. Beverley married James Brian Valvasori on February 3, 1969. James was born January 3, 1945, and is employed as a Ceramic Tile Setter. Beverley and James have a son, Scott Christopher Nelson born July 24, 1969.
Clare Wayne was born April 22, 1949, at Minnedosa.
He attended school at Minnedosa and Fort William, Ontario, graduating from a Geology course at Soo College, Sault St. Marie. Clare married Loretta Gauge on December 26, 1970, at St. Marks Anglican Church, Fort William. Loretta was born June 13, 1953, and is em ployed part time at Simpson Sears. Clare is employed at Algoma Steel. They are presently residing at Sault St. Marie.
Clare and Loretta have two children; Christopher Wayne born August 1, 1971, Lisa Ann born July 25, 1973.
Wi/bert Alma, was born October 4, 1927, at Mrs.
Bizco's nursing home. He attended school at Erickson and later helped on his fathers farm. Wilbert was em ployed for a number of years as a Truck Driver at the Erickson Transfer. He and Ernest Ullberg purchased the business. Ernest later sold his share and it is now a family operation. Wilbert married Patricia Leonard of Min nedosa. She was born June 21, 1930, and passed away October 28, 1980. Wilbert played hockey with the in termediate team for several years. They had three children.
Brenton Craig, born March 7, 1948, in Erickson. He received his education at Erickson Elementary and Collegiate. Brenton was active in sports and a boy scout. At the age of twelve, he received a Eaton's Good Deed award for freeing his younger brother, who was caught in his crib. He was employed by the Erickson Transfer Ltd. and in 1972 he became a partner in the business. In 1966, Brenton married Wilma Cutter, daughter of Jack and Isla Cutter. Brenton is an associate member of the Erickson Legion and a Volunteer fireman.
Wilma was a 4-H leader for seven years, served on the Figure Skating Club and Recreation Centre executive. She is presently treasurer of Arena Building Fund, a member of Legion and Arena Auxilaries.
Brent and Wilma have two children who are presently attending Erickson Collegiate. Kelly Dawn, born March 19, 1967. She has been active in Figure Skating, Ukrainian Dancing, 4-H and presently does sketching for the school newspaper. She has worked part time at Elkhorn Ranch. Blair Daniel, born March 2, 1970, has been a Cub and 4-H member. He plays hockey with the Erickson - Onanole team and Clarinet in the newly formed Collegiate Band.