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Born: Apr 24, 1931

Date of Passing: Mar 02, 2020

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Postponed Service

Due to the current health situation in the province the gathering to honour David Liang this Friday, March 20, 2020, is being postponed until further notice.

Questions may be directed to Interlake Cremation & Memorial Services 204-482-1040.

Publish Date: Mar 17, 2020


On the morning of March 2, 2020, David Liang peacefully slipped away, surrounded by his loving wife Solange, and children, Grace, Roy and Joanne.
David was predeceased by his parents and his sister.
Born April 24, 1931 in Hong Kong, David endured many hardships and triumphs during his life, living through the Second World War and his immigration to Canada, where he attended United College in Winnipeg.
He met Solange Chan in 1964, and they were married blissfully in 1966. They made Gimli, MB their home, and had many wonderful years raising their children along the shores of Lake Winnipeg.
David taught sciences at Gimli Composite High School for 30 years and had many touching, and some humorous moments during that time.
To the staff at Betel Home, our heartfelt thanks for the care and attention you gave him over the last eight years of his life.

Arrangements entrusted to
Interlake Cremation & Memorial Services

Publish Date: Mar 14, 2020

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Mar 14, 2020, Mar 17, 2020

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • I only met David once, on my trip from Europe. I made friends with his wife, so David became a part of my life. He will be greatly missed . Our deepest condolences to the Liang family, you will be in our thoughts and prayers, With great respect Gajanovic family. - Posted by: Lillian Gajanovic (Friend) on: Mar 28, 2020

  • Solange and Family, May the love of family and friends who surround you bring great comfort during this difficult time. Sincerely, Penny - Posted by: Penny Malinowski (Friend) on: Mar 28, 2020

  • Solange, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. God bless you. - Posted by: Jim & Gloria Yaremkiewich (Friends ) on: Mar 17, 2020

  • Mr. Laing has a special place in my heart. He taught me well and because of him I have a nickname. EBBER. He would pronounce my last name as Ebberson. The guys in class caught this and gave me the EBBER monicker. He was a great person and I will remember him fondly. - Posted by: Glenn Albertson (He was my Science Teacher in grade 9) on: Mar 16, 2020

  • Mr. Laing was a wonderful teacher. I may have had him for both chemistry and physics. My deepest sympathy to his family. - Posted by: Margo Matwychuk (past student) on: Mar 14, 2020

  • Solange I am so sorry to hear about David. I know you have always been there for him and no one else could have done better. I hope to be there on Fri. Doreen - Posted by: Doreen Amadatsu (friend) on: Mar 14, 2020

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