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Born: Jun 29, 1955

Date of Passing: Feb 06, 2022

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June 29, 1955 – Winnipeg, Manitoba
February 6, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta

David Middlestead, beloved husband of Dasha Middlestead (nee Dlouhy), of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at the age of 66 years.
Besides his loving wife and her two children, Blanka Holmes (Todd Cannings) and Milo Dlouhy (Emily McGuigan), Dave is survived by his two daughters, Danica DeSouza and Carling Middlestead (Lindsay Mallory); and four grandchildren, Selena, Andrew, Gabriel, Dominic DeSouza.
Dave is also survived by his mother Barbara Middlestead; two brothers, Jordan Middlestead (Donna Middlestead) and Jeff Middlestead (Sandy Dupley); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father Herbert Middlestead.
Memorial services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the funeral home. Those attending must have proof of vaccine and identification. Family and friends who are unable to attend in person are invited to join Mr. Middlestead's service streamed live at on the day of the service. For those who are unable to view live, a recording of the service will be posted. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at
A celebration of David's life will be held in Winnipeg in the summer of 2022, details to be announced at a later date.
If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider making a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email or Southwood Hospice, 501, 5920 Macleod Trail S.W., Calgary, AB, Telephone (403) 255-4969,
In living memory of David Middlestead, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Feb 10, 2022, Feb 11, 2022

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • I grew up next door with David in Winnipeg. He was a great person, sorry for your loss. - Posted by: Jim Gallaher (friend) on: Feb 13, 2022

  • Our condolences & sympathy to your family. - Posted by: Kathy & Michael Pinx (Friends of the family cabin in Spruce Bay) on: Feb 12, 2022

  • Our deepest condolences to his family. We will keep you in our hearts and prayers 💙 - Posted by: Terry and Jani Witoski (Friend) on: Feb 11, 2022

  • Very sorry for your loss, Barbara. Condolences Deb Isfeld - Posted by: Deb Isfeld (Friend and acquaintance to Barbara through "Weekenders") on: Feb 10, 2022

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