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Edward John Mann
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1932
Vanguard
Saskatchewan, Canada
Death: Sep. 11, 1995
Regina
Saskatchewan, Canada

My father was the middle of three sons and the second youngest child of John and Katherine (Bruch) Mann. He was born at Vanguard, Saskatchewan but grew up and farmed at Lemberg, Saskatchewan.

He was very involved in Lions International, Softball Saskatchewan and many other local initiatives. He and his younger brother Robert had exceptional singing voices. They performed solos and duets in local productions; they sang at weddings, funerals and other special occasions.

Dad died after battling leukemia for almost 3 years. He did all the crop spraying on his and his brother's farms from the mid 1950's until 1990. No precautions were taken to protect the applicator's health - no protective clothing, no respirators; for many years no information was available on the health risks of exposure to pesticides & herbicides. He spoke of the common practice of immersing a bare arm while holding a stick, in a sprayer tank of 2,4-d or other chemicals and water. That was how the chemicals were mixed. Meals were often eaten in the fields, without proper washing of hands, arms and faces. He and other farmers routinely drove through clouds of wind drift chemicals while circling the fields, inhaling the drift and getting it all over their bodies. What a price to pay for growing food! 
 
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 Parents:
  John Martin Mann (1896 - 1980)
  Katherine Bruch Mann (1900 - 1996)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Mann Scheitel (1919 - 2004)*
  Henry Ernest Mann (1921 - 1922)*
  Clara Margaret Mann Mildenberger (1923 - 2009)*
  Florence Emily Frison (1925 - 2008)*
  Edward John Mann (1932 - 1995)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michaels Roman Catholic Cemetery
Lemberg
Melville Census Division
Saskatchewan, Canada
 
Created by: Dick Mann
Record added: Dec 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23553477
Edward John Mann
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Edward John Mann
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Edward John Mann
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- C♥M
 Added: Aug. 29, 2014
Numbers 6:24-26King James Version (KJV)24 The Lord bless thee, and keep thee:25 The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:26 The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
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