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.

2018

R.A. Sam Fabro (Flanker, 1942)
Coach Bob Vespaziani (Asst Coach, 1979-84 & 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