- Question 4
- Bob and Jane Aberson
became known in Dauphin, Manitoba, as Mr. and Mrs. Credit Union.
The Credit Union in Dauphin, Manitoba, started up in the Aberson household.
A delegation of Ukrainians came to the Abersons with the idea of setting
up a credit union, suggesting Bob become the president. He accepted
the appointment but Jane Aberson became the driving force. The idea
of a credit union appealed to her as a great opportunity for neighbours
to get together and help each other out when times got tough. Between
writing her Canada columns, minding the kids and feeding the farm
hands, Jane Aberson managed deposits and loan applications and kept
the books. Before long, Bob and Jane had become known as Mr. and Mrs.