By Evan Midford, Website & Social Media Coordinator

The Hall of Fame has learned that Jim Ursel has passed away after a battle with cancer on September 29, 2021. You can find his obituary here.

Jim was a champion curler, winning a Schoolboy Championship in 1954, a Manitoba Men’s Championship in 1962, six Quebec Championships in 1974-80, and the Brier in 1977.  He also won two Manitoba senior titles in 1990 and 1991 and coached his sons Bobby and Mike to a World Junior Championship in 1985.

Our sincere condolences to wife Carol and the Ursel family on their loss. To read more about his story, please click here.

Here’s Jim pictured on the far right.