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Memorable Manitobans: David Alden “Dave” Farlinger (1938-2020)

Civil engineer.

Born at Winnipeg on 22 October 1938, son of David Edwin Farlinger (1890-1970) and Eveline Partridge, he graduated from West Kildonan Collegiate in 1956 and the Engineering program at the University of Manitoba in 1961. As a civil engineer, he worked in energy and regulatory consulting, first with the I.D. Group later with his own firm, Energy Consultants International. He was Chair of Teshmont Consultants, President of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada, a member of the National Research Council of Canada, founding director of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Manitoba, and Chair of the Manitoba Water Commission. He also chaired committees on behalf of the Manitoba government, including the Lake Manitoba Regulation Review Advisory Committee. In May 1966, he married Roslyn Fenton (1944-2009) and they had two children. He was a member of the Niakwa Golf and Country Club. He died at Winnipeg on 12 November 2020.


Obituary [Roslyn Farlinger], Winnipeg Free Press, 26 January 2009.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 November 2020.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 November 2020

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