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Dag G.E. Adolfsson

February 12, 1957 - December 10, 2009
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Dag Gosta Emrick Adolfsson, 52, passed from this life on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 2:12 pm. The number 12 was his favorite & lucky number. He was born on February 12, 1957 in Vetlanda, Sweden. He had majored in Marine and Mechanical Engineering from Marine Academy of Stockholm & Merchant Marine Academy of Kalmar. His highest education was as a mastery degree from San Diego State of University. He was survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Marylou Adolfsson and his daughter Kathy Adolfsson; mother Inga Lisa Adolfsson and sister Maria Rotebeck. He was the first of two children born to Inga Lisa and Gosta Adolfsson. Dag was...
Dag Gosta Emrick Adolfsson, 52, passed from this life on Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 2:12 pm. The number 12 was his favorite & lucky number. He was born on February 12, 1957 in Vetlanda, Sweden. He had majored in Marine and Mechanical Engineering from Marine Academy of Stockholm & Merchant Marine Academy of Kalmar. His highest education was as a mastery degree from San Diego State of University.

He was survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Marylou Adolfsson and his daughter Kathy Adolfsson; mother Inga Lisa Adolfsson and sister Maria Rotebeck. He was the first of two children born to Inga Lisa and Gosta Adolfsson.

Dag was a Senior Vice President at Contour Global. He founded the Houston Office & was instrumental in the acquisition & development of many of their first businesses. Before Contour Global he worked with AES and Enron, in which he received many awards because he finished his project ahead of scheduled and always stayed within the budget. He was also known as Wonder Boy. Dag had traveled every corners of the world. In which his employers spoke highly of him by saying he had excellent work ethics and had great knowledge in his line of work.

Dag was a devoted husband, father and a true friend to many. He will be greatly missed by his family. Dag is leaving with many wonderful memories to cherish forever.

The Family will receive friends on Sunday December 13 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and a Rosary at 7 p.m. as well as on Monday Dec. 14 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Cemetery.

Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church, 10503 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas with Rev. Mario Arroyo officiating Interment will follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery.

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Dag Gosta Emrick Adolfsson was born on February 12, 1957 in Vetlanda, Sweden. He was the first of two children born to Inga Lisa and Gosta Adolfsson. He graduated with two degrees – Marine and Mechanical Engineering from Marine Academy of Stockholm and Merchant Marine Academy of Kalmar, respectively, He had a Masters Degree in Engineering at San Diego State of University.

He had a keen passion for traveling and learned a lot about different culture. He was a linguist. He was a part of engineering organization that helped the Third World Countries. Dag favored Museum Arts, and Literature.

Dag was a very loving husband and father. He spent most of his leisure time with his family. He was
a good provider, protector and a dedicated man. Dag was always optimistic although sometimes the
circumstance seems impossible to handle; he always had a solution. He influenced friends to attack
misfortune with pride and good humor.

Dag was a Senior Vice President at Contour Global in charge of the Engineering and Construction for the Company's power generation businesses. In 2006, he founded Houston Office and was instrumental in the acquisition and development of many of their first businesses including a hydro-electric facility in North East Brazil one of the largest poultry litter fuel power plants in the world, located in Benson, MN and a large multi fuel power plant located in Togo, West Africa.

He worked at AES corporation from 2003-2005 where he was their Construction Manager for a large diesel engine located in Limbe, Cameron.

In 1997 Dag joined Enron Engineering and Construction Company wherein he handled Bangladesh Diesel Engine Barge Project and also held various projects including Guam diesel power plant.
He was known as the Wonder Boy due to his excellent work ethics and advanced knowledge of the trade.

He was leaving with many memories to cherish forever. He will be missed by his family and friends.

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