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Date of Passing: Nov 21, 2018

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DAVID MICHAEL THOMPSON Peacefully, Dave Thompson of Dunnottar, Manitoba, aged 76, passed away on November 21, 2018, after a courageous battle against Alzheimer. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Evelyn; children Kim, Susan (Gerald), David; his grandchildren; great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law Gerry Geall (Anne) and Jack Geall (Emily); nieces and nephews. Dave was predeceased by his parents George and Mary Thompson; in-laws Jack and Daisy Geall; son-in-law Chuck Schau; and his constant companion Cali, his dog. Dave had a very successful career as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) and retired as IT Manager from Air Canada. He was passionate about historical photography and proudly displayed his work. He was a fluent writer of poems and stories. Dave had such a compassionate heart towards others and always enjoyed his time with family and his wonderful friends. He always was willing to listen or lend a helping hand to anyone in need. The family wishes to thank the staff at Tyndall Building in Selkirk for all their special care they provided to Dave and our family. A celebration of Dave's life will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at All Saints Anglican Church, 1 Railway Street, Whytewold, Manitoba, at 1:00 p.m. and a luncheon to follow at Winnipeg Beach Royal Canadian Legion, 20 Hamilton Avenue, Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer Society of Manitoba. Condolences, pictures and videos may be left on his tribute wall at Gilbart Funeral Home, Gimli, in care of arrangements.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 24, 2018

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • He was one of the kindest souls I have ever met. He always had time to lend a helping hand or offer good advice to those less experienced than he was. His gentle nature had a way of bringing calm back to stressful situations. There is no doubt in my mind he will be welcomed by the Good Lord with open arms. God Bless. - Posted by: Philip Forrest (Former co-worker.) on: Dec 03, 2018

  • Dave was a good friend and mentor to me at Air Canada. He cared about everyone's physical and mental state of mind and body and always offered to help anyone that asked for it in anyway he could. He will truely be missed. - Posted by: Rob Sareault (Friend) on: Nov 27, 2018

  • So sorry for your loss Ev - cherish the good memories over the years. Sincerely, Gail & El Hay, Mesa, AZ - Posted by: Gail Hay (friend from work) on: Nov 27, 2018

  • Dear Ev, Our thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Dave will be missed by all who knew him. - Posted by: Doug and Laura Newberry (Friend) on: Nov 24, 2018

  • Dear Susan and Gerald. So very sorry to read of your dad’s passing. May you find comfort in the many great memories you have of him. In our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely Wendy and Ross Marsch - Posted by: Wendy Marsch (Friend of Susan and Gerald) on: Nov 24, 2018

  • I worked with Dave starting in late sixties. It was a real pleasure to work with Dave, very good neighbor in Whytewold. Sorry Evelyn for your loss. - Posted by: bill ross (friend,neighbor) on: Nov 24, 2018

  • Our thoughts are with Ev and the family now. Take care our friends, we love you and share in your sorrow. Hugs and Kisses Bill and June - Posted by: Bill and June Hanchakove (close friends) on: Nov 24, 2018

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