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Tillie born March 4, 1897, at Middle River, Minnesota and married Robert (Bob) MacKay in 1921. They had four children; Ruth, Stewart, Alexander and Neil. Tillie passed away February 23, 1954. Bob passed away September, 1964.

Miles Omey was born April 28, 1899, at Middle River, Minnesota and married Grace Blunt. They had two children; Verna married Lorne Johnston of Onanole and Alice married Joe Coutts of Stonewall. Miles passed away June 1, 1976, and Grace passed away May, 1981.

Ogden Salmar was born February 16, 1901, at Middle River, Minnesota. He worked for C.P.R. at Minnedosa and later moved on to farm with brother Ray. Ogden passed away December 8, 1980.

Gladys Rosetta was born March 19, 1903, at Middle River, Minnesota. She passed away in 1925.

Myrtle Lydia was born March 23, 1905, at Middle River, Minnesota. Myrtle, as a young girl went out to work in homes of Otto Strom's, Nels Nelson's Dairy Farm, Ivan Lane's, also at Franklin, Manitoba, and later at Henry Miller's Boardinghouse at Erickson until it was sold. Myrtle returned to the home of her parents where she met Ian Falconer who was employed at Mark Madill's, and were later married. (refer to Falconer, Ian and Myrtle).

Effie Florence was born March 26, 1907 and attended Bethany and Crocus school. Effie married Ole Erickson. (refer to Erickson, Ole and Effie)

Ella Hazel was born February 5, 1909, at Clanwilliam and attended Bethany and Crocus school. She married Thomas Carter. They had three boys; Ken, Lloyd and Harvey. Thomas has since passed away. Ella resides at Minnedosa.

Ralph Nomie was born March 16, 1911, and passed away in infancy.

Ruth Eva was born April 23, 1912 and passed away February 13,1915.

Eleanor Drusy was born May 4, 1915, on 9-16-17W in the Rural Municipality of Minto. She received her education at Bethany, Crocus and Lakelet schools. Eleanor was confirmed at the Immanual Lutheran Church, Clanwilliam on August 3, 1930, by Pastor Rudolph Larson. In 1932, she then moved with the Svenson family to Strathclair. Eleanor Svenson married Manfred Hoglander at the Hilltop Swedish church on June 3, 1937, with Pastor O.D. Erickson officiating. Herb and Myrtle Ostrom of Erickson were their wit­ nesses. Manfred Hoglander was born in Gargnas Vesterbotton, Sweden on August 15, 1907. He emigrated to Canada, arriving at Newdale, Manitoba March 26, 1928, later moving to Onanole, Manitoba. Manfred was a carpenter by trade.

Manfred and Eleanor (Toots) lived at Onanole, moved to Brandon on July 4, 1954, where he was employed with the Brandon School Board until August 8, 1967, when they moved to Erickson because Manfred's ill health, forced him to retire, returned to Brandon in March, 1968. Manfred passed away September 16, 1971, at Assiniboine Hospital. Interment at Rosewood Memorial Gardens, Brandon. Eleanor resides in Brandon, keeps very busy with the church and Senior Citizens'


Eleanor Hogelander and Family - 1980.

organization and beloved family. They had three boys. Eldon Eugene was born February 28, 1944. He received his education at Onanole Consolidated school, in Brandon at Earl Oxford, Vincent Massey High school and Assiniboine Community College. He is presently employed with Mutual Life Insurance, Brandon. Eldon married Lorna Jackson of Sinclair, Manitoba. They reside in Brandon. Lorna graduated as a Registered nurse in June, 1983. Their children are; Angela born November 28, 1972, Ryan born October 19, 1976.

Arnold was born May 27, 1947. He received his education at Onanole Consolidated School. In Brandon at Fleming, Earl Oxford, Nee1in High and Architectural Drafting at Assiniboine College. He is employed with Nelson Homes at Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, as Drafting Manager. Arnold married Bonnie Cruickshank of Killarney, Manitoba, on August 26, 1967. Bonnie has worked for several years as a nurse's aid at Cook's Nursing home at Lloydminster. Their children are; Michael born December 19,1967, Arlen born March 21, 1970, Kara born May 4, 1975.

Dwayne was born June 1, 1951. He received his education in Brandon at Fleming, Earl Oxford, Neelin and Red River Community College, Winnipeg and is now employed with Manitoba Hydro. Dwayne married Cheryle MacKay of Alexander, Manitoba on November 4, 1972. Cheryle and her sister have "New Additions Maternity Shop" in Brandon. Their children are: Kyle born October 5, 1972, Keeley born October 12, 1976.

Arden was born in 1918 and passed away in 1926.

Ray Arnold was born May 26, 1922, at Immanual Lutheran Manse, Clan william and attended Crocus school. Ray resides on his farm in the Onanole area.

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