years I was involved with various groups such as Messengers, Explorers and C.G.I.T. I also taught Sunday School and sang in the church choir. In high school | enioyed being in the Drama club, working on the school newspaper and participating in track and field.

After graduating in June, I976, I started working at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Brandon, Manitoba. I worked there for awhile and then became a lab technician at the Westman Lab in Brandon.

In I979 Dale bought the remaining S‘/2 14-13-22 from his father. In the same year we built a new dairy barn, increased our herd of Holstein dairy cows and switched from being cream shippers to shipping whole milk.

On July 20, I982, we were blessed with the birth of our daughter, Erin Marie. Our lives have changed with her arrival in our household. She brings us laughter and ioy.

We enioy our life here on the farm and are glad to live in a community with good neighbours and friends.


James Douglas Brown was born in Glenboro, Manitoba on June I7, I949. He spent most of his earlier years in the village of Ninette.

On January 8, I972 Jim married Dianne Cuvelier of Dunrea. Dianne, the youngest of a family of five, was born October 28, 1953 in St. Boniface, Manitoba.

After graduating as teachers from Brandon University in May of I973, Jim and Dianne moved to Oak River to begin their teaching careers.

Jim and Dianne have two daughters, Sherri and Shannon. Sherri was born in Brandon in 1972 and is presently taking her grade six. She is involved in 4-H, Explorers, fastball, piano lessons and swimming. Shannon was born December 28, I979 at Hamiota Hospital.

Jim is active in community affairs. He has been a 4-H leader, a member of the Oak River Rink Board, local curling club and Lions Club.

Jim, Dianne and family lived in the house next to the municipal office, formerly known as the doctor's house. In March of I982, they purchased the John Snowdon house.

MARGARET BROWN After living on their farm (14-13-22) since I95'I


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