Joseph Watson KACHOR (1923-1985)

Born 04 March 1923 at Hilbre, Manitoba, he was the son of Knat Kachor (1890-1986) and Paraska Biloths (1890-1980).

On 26 June 1952, he married Marie Louise Kerbrat I1935-2012) and they had two children: Debbie (wife of Tom Crease) and Cynthia Marie (1955-2014, wife of Tom Takvam).


He taught at Elva School (1948) and was the Principal of Ashern School (1949-1952), Waskada School (1955-1957), Rosebank School (1957-1960), Miami School (1961-1963), Carman School (1963-1964), and Sanford School (1965-1973).

He died at Carman on 15 September 1985 and was buried in the Carman Catholic Cemetery.


  • Reprinted with permission from Manitoba Historical Society and updated.
  • Obituary [Marie Louise Kachor], Winnipeg Free Press, 05 May 2012.
  • Obituary [Cindy Takvam], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 October 2014.


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