October 23, 1957 – Ottawa Ontario
August 3, 2014 – Outside Radium, British Columbia
Dave beloved husband of Sue van Millingen (nee Wigelsworth) of Calgary, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the age of 56 years.
Dave grew up in Ottawa, Ontario and he attended the University of New Brunswick. He moved to Toronto to pursue a career with Loblaw Companies Limited. He met many wonderful people at his time with LCL. He met Sue at a Blue Jays game and they both knew at the time they had met their soul mate. Sue and Dave have two wonderful sons Shane and Tom. Both boys were very active in sports and Dave volunteered to coach hockey and baseball for many years. Former players continued to call him ‘Coach’ whenever they saw him.
Besides his loving wife Sue, Dave is also survived by his loving sons Shane and Tom. He is also survived by his father Adrian of Ottawa; Aunt Pamela and Uncle Charles and cousins of England; sister Robyn (Chuck) of Ottawa; brother Christopher (Marilyn) of Ottawa; sister Cynthia of Ottawa; mother-in-law Joan of Saskatoon; sister-in-law Gerry (Charles) of Toronto; brother-in-law Dave (Debi) of Saskatoon; and many nieces and nephews. Dave is also survived by two special buddies Maddie and Zoe, his family pets. Dave was predeceased by his mother Shirley van Millingen (nee Morehouse).
A Celebration of Dave’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Dave van Millingen, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences