In Memory

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.

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


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