Joseph Antoine “Aime” NADEAU (1899-1979)

Joseph Antoine “Aime” NADEAU (1899-1979)

Aime was born at St. Joseph on 23 September 1899, the son of Augustin Nadeau (1848-1929) and Diana Jubinville (1857-1923).

On 30 September 1919 in St Joseph, he married Lea Gooler (Goulet) (1901-1981) and had fourteen children: Marie Cecile Eleanore (1920-2010, wife of Joseph St. Vincent), Maurice (1923-2006), Father Robert Nadeau (1925-2000), Lucie (1929-1985), Alice (1930-2014, wife of Raoul Vielfaure), Leo(1933-2018), Annette (wife of Roland Gosselin), Laurette (wife of Jules Sorin), Adele (wife of Claude Vermette), Anita (wife of Gerard Bisson), Sister Yvette Nadeau, S.G.M, Denis, Aime, and Georges.

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In 1940, Aime and his family became residents of La Broquerie. They moved to St. Boniface after 1954.

Aime was well known in Southeastern Manitoba having served as the reeve for the Rm of La Broquerie from 1948 to 1954. He served as school trustee for the St. Roch School district for 15 years. He was very active in many other community functions.

He died at the Villa Youville in Ste. Anne on 11 November 1979 and was buried in Saint Joachim roman Catholic Cemetery in La Broquerie.


  • Birth, Marriage and Death Registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  • Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 November 1979, page 37.
  • “Hail Near St. Joseph”, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 July 1938, page 2
  • “Ronald Robertson Addresses EMDB”, The Springfield LeaderI, Lac du Bonnet, 03 November 1953, page 1.
  • “A. Nadeau’s mark 55th anniversary”, Carillon News, Steinbach, 11 September 1969, Sec 1, page 2.
  • Obituary [Lea Nadeau nee Gooler (Goulet)], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 March 1981, page 49.
  • Obituary [Father Robert Nadeau], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 August 2000, page C9.
  • Obituary [Maurice Nadeau], Winnipeg Free Press, 22 August 2006.
  • Obituary [Cécile St Vincent (née Nadeau)], The Carillon, 25 November 2010, page 10A.
  • Obituary [Alice Vielfaure (neé Nadeau)], Winnipeg Free Press, 20 March 2014, page D8
  • Obituary [Léo Nadeau], The Carillon, Steinbach, 08 February 2018, page 10A.


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