In Memory – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

We have lost many fellow Alumni over the years. Our thoughts go out to the friends and family of all those who have been part of the history of the Winnipeg Blue Bomber organization.

If you know of a Blue Bomber Alumnus who has recently passed on, please let us know so that we can honor their memory on this page.

2018

R.A. Sam Fabro (Flanker, 1942)

Coach Bob Vespaziani (Asst Coach, 1979-84 & 1992)

Coach Urban Bowman (Asst Coach 1985-88, 1991-93 & 2004-05 and Interim Head Coach, 1992)

2017

John Stroppa (Halfback, 1949-51)

Don “Sleepy” Knowles (Halfback, 1950-51)

Stan Kaluznick (Fullback, 1948)

2016

Matt Pearce (Fullback, 1989-1995)

Tom Muecke (Quarterback, 1986-88)

Ray Ash (Guard / Linebacker, 1961-64)

Steve Buchko (Guard / Tackle, 1945-46)

Peter Martell (Running Back / Linebacker, 1981)

Jerry Maslowsky (Sales & Mktg Executive, 2000-14)

Sherwyn Thorson (Guard, 1962-68)

Bill MacDermott (Asst Coach, 1997)

Jane Garvie (Receptionist, 1986-97)

Antonio Armstrong (Linebacker, 2000-01)

Neill Armstrong (WR/DB, 1951 & 53-54)

Joe Zaleski (QB, 1952-54; Coach 1958-69)

2015

Coach Allie Sherman (Head Coach, 1954-1956)

Mack “Mini Mac” Herron (Running Back 1971-1972)

Shawn Coates (Director of Media & P.R., 2000-2004)

2014

Steve Patrick

Hugh Turnbull

Bill Frank

Dick Thornton

Bill Boivin

Bill Quinter (Director of Player Personnel, 1987-1989)

Ian McTavish

2013

R. Barry McQueen

Ron Meadmore

Jeffrey Croonen

William “Biff” Fliss

Ron Lancaster Jr.

Leo Lewis, “The Lincoln Locomotive”

Pete Thodos

Jesse Thomas

Dave Kocourek

2012

Sharon Mollons – Receptionist

Doug MacIver

Al Brenner

Cal Murphy

Martin Mitchell

Glenn McWhinney

Coach Bud Riley

Doug Johnston

Martin Patton

Art Tooley

Larry Desjardins

Warren Hudson

Brian Palmer

Lorne Benson

Coach Bill Stewart

Stu Douglas

Trevor Williams

Jack Woodward

2011

Herb Gray

Richard “Ricky” Bell

Harry Fitzgibbons

Coach Richard Harris

R.P. “Buddy” Tinsley

Eugene “Gene” Wlasiuk

Jack Matheson

Pat Martin

Ken Bishop

Ken Hildahl

Jack Robinson

Jim Conroy

2010

Bud Korchak

Gabriel Fulbright

Frank Rigney

Val Belcher

Peter Ribbins

Garland Warren

Ken Davey

Darrius Watson

Bruce Robinson

2009

Charlie Shepard

Randy Halsall

Doug Strong

Roger Savoie

Jack Stephens

Alfred Forkheim

2008

George Depres

Earl Lunsford

Eagle Day

Jim Foubister

Tyrone Jones

George Motoch

Orest Yakimischak

Robert Plaxton

2007

Terry Hind

Harvey Scrivener

Orlando Bobo

Melford Wilson

Bob Padilla

Harvey Nairn

William “Buck” Rogers

Charles “Chuck” Badcock

Jim Gilstrap

Nick Benjamin

Steve Rodehutskors

Ernest Becker

2006

Richard Richardson

Joe Faragalli

Rose McCallum

York Hentschel

Al “Pappy” Vickery

2005

Bobby Thompson

Chuck Harrison

2004

Patrick Hinton

Frank Fraser

Gord Fordyce

Steve Shiska

2002

Dr. Tom Casey

Wenty Young

Alan Varnes

Lester Brinkley

2001

Benji Dial

Bill MacQuarrie

Sam Diamond

Ronald Mark Vaccher

2000

Anthony McNally

Norm Gellar – #22 1943, 45, 47, 49

Johnn Westrum – #50 1947, 48

Jack McMahon

Ed Ulmer – #22/24 1965-71

1999

Dave Burkholder – #52 1958-64

Father “Wilf” Daniels – #28 1941, 64

Cec Luining – #73/57 1954-63

Dan Summers – #35 1945

Walter “Chick” Chikowski – #34 1940, 43, 46, 47

George Druxman – #43 1955-63

Ed Pollack – #44 1945

“Cactus” Jack Wells – Media

1997

Keith Pearce

1995

Ernie Kuzyk

1994

Don Mazur

1993

Jim Spavital

Rae Ross

1989

H. Ernest “Ernie” Williams

1985

Ollie Bakken

1984

Allan Passman

1978

John Senst

1970

Roger Hagberg

1956

Calvin Jones

Year Unknown

Farrel Funston