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Date of Passing: Aug 09, 2020

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It is with deep regret we announce the passing of David William Leslie Livingstone, P.Eng. David was surrounded by his wife and three sons at St. Boniface Hospital on August 9, 2020 at the age of 79.
David is survived by his wife Verna Livingstone, his brother Richard (Billie) and sons, Warren (Terra), Martin, Cam (Terry), and stepson Sam (Emma). Predeceased are his parents, David and Dorothy Livingstone and sister Barbara Lowther.
After graduating as an Electrical Engineer, David worked for Canada Wire & Cable and later went on to sell Life Insurance at Monarch Life. After working for Century Flooring, David became co-owner of Winnipeg Sewer & Drain from 1980 until selling the company in 2013. David and Verna enjoyed their summers with friends and family at their cottage in Silver Harbour. David kept busy in retirement as Treasurer for the Unitarian Church.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 14, 2020 at Bardal Funeral Home. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we ask you to please join us for a live stream via Bardal Funeral Home Facebook page.

Bardal Funeral Home
843 Sherbrook Street, 204-774-7474

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 13, 2020

Condolences & Memories (23 entries)

  • Everything stated other post cover it all. We will remember David every time we see a sailboat or Lake of the Woods we will remember David. Sitting in the, two old farts having a beer. A good man may be in heaven sailing a yacht. Good bye my friend. - Posted by: Blake and Barb Dunn (Friends) on: Sep 05, 2020

  • Verna and family: My sincere and deepest condolences for your loss. Please know that the team is thinking about you and your family. - Posted by: Caroline Lafleur (Friend and colleague to Verna) on: Aug 18, 2020

  • My deepest sympathies to you and your family. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. - Posted by: Marie-Claude Fournier (work colleague of Verna) on: Aug 17, 2020

  • Verna and family ; I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you at this very difficult time. - Posted by: Nancy Shaw (Friend from Verna's work) on: Aug 16, 2020

  • Verna I am very sad to learn of David's passing. I remember us attending our UU classes together and then reconnecting with you both when I sort of found my way back to the church (too many years of the Church of the Hoops (basketball) with the girls. We had talked of going for coffee and in our recent Zoom times I had tried to find a way to private message you to at least say hello. Anyway my thoughts are with you at this difficult time. - Posted by: Faye Wankling (Church Friend) on: Aug 16, 2020

  • I remember David being one of my brothers friends from University who was always kind and respectful to me whenever he would be at our house. He will be sorely missed by many. I am so sorry for your loss. Cheryl Look (nee Jardine). - Posted by: Cheryl Look(Jardine) (Sister of David Jardine) on: Aug 15, 2020

  • Dave was up for the challenge of the Engineering program and survived in a study challenge that eliminated 66% of the initial entrants and combined that knowledge with his entrepreneurial spirit to build an interesting and successful career path. Super nice guy and great classmate . Like so many of us we lost touch after some years but the good guys are never forgotten . Condolences to the family on the loss of David. - Posted by: David Jardine (Engineering program at U of M for 4 years . Classmate and friend ) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • So sorry for your lose Martin. - Posted by: Lisa (Old neighbor ) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • Verna, I'm so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to you and your family. We are all thinking of you and send you our love. - Posted by: Chris Masi (Colleague and Friend of Verna's.) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • Verna and family: I was so very sorry to hear of David's passing. My deepest condolences to you, the three boys and your extended family. Just know that we are thinking about you and your family. - Posted by: Cori Lawson-Roberts (Work Colleague of Verna's) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • Verna, Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We have enjoyed Friday nights at BP with you and Dave and were looking forward to many more after the covid. Hoping we could visit with you soon. Hugs. 💖 - Posted by: Karen and Lorne Heinrichs (Friends ) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • Verna and family, I am so sorry for your loss of David. I have enjoyed hearing the stories of your life together well lived Verna. The joy you took in each other, as well as, both the adventures and solving of challenges was obvious. The immense love and caring you had for each other was inspiring. Sending peace. XO - Posted by: Lesley Germann (Friend and colleague to Verna) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • You're away for a while where you traveled, I can not go up in the clouds, your spirit soars I will be there to welcome you home. - Posted by: Joyce Lancaster (client of Dr Cam Livingstone) on: Aug 14, 2020

  • I am so saddened to hear of David's death. I worked on many projects with Dave at the Unitarian Church and got to know him quite well. We also belonged to the ROMEO's men's group at the Church. He was a great man and easy to be with and I will miss him. Don Bailey - Posted by: Don Bailey (Friend) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • While working as an event supervisor I often ran into Dave at the church and he was always friendly and supportive. At services and other events we would often cross paths. We chatted often, and I will miss him very much. My sincere condolences to Verna and the family, Roger York. - Posted by: Roger York (Friend) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • My sincere condolences to David's family and especially to Verna. This is such a tragic loss. May you find comfort in each other as you share your many warm and wonderful memories. - Posted by: Bonnie E Thiessen (fellow Church Member) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • Verna, we are so sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family. - Posted by: Betty-Anne & Denis Harvey (friends) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • I was so sorry to receive the news that David has passed on. We got to be friends at the Unitarian Church, where I was office administrator until my recent retirement from there. Dave was an astute and meticulous treasurer, who went above and beyond the expected duties of that role. He was also a good and caring human being. Sadly missed. Condolences to Verna and the family. - Posted by: Pamela Johnson (co-worker) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • My sincere heart felt condolences for your loss. I new Dave threw our dealings with Winnipeg S & D and had a great many dealings and conversations with him. Dave will truly be missed. - Posted by: Larry McDonald (Friend) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • Condolences to Dave's family friends and colleagues. I worked with Dave at Monarch Life. - Posted by: Roy Kunicky (A colleague at Monarch Life) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • I was saddened to see Dave’s obit in today’s FP. 😕 May he RIP. I was privileged to work with Dave at Monarch Life in ‘76-‘77. I always found him to be helpful, compassionate, funny, easy to talk to, honest and a pleasure to work in the same office. Condolences to his family. - Posted by: Joseph (Co-worker) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • Verna and family, we are so saddened to hear of this tremendous loss! David was a lovely man, and we know he will be greatly missed. We are sending love and prayers to you all! - Posted by: Allison and Berni Harder (freinds) on: Aug 13, 2020

  • I worked at Wpg sewer and drain. I am so sorry for your loss. He was a man to be reckoned with but a good business man. He was a good person. - Posted by: Wendy Hart (Employee) on: Aug 13, 2020

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