Debbie Ecklund

January 25, 1959September 24, 2020

It is with heavy hearts the family announce the sudden passing of Debbie Ecklund on September 24, 2020 in the Regina General Hospital at the age of 61 years.

Debbie was born in Whitewood, Saskatchewan on January 25, 1959. She grew up on a farm southwest of Whitewood. She married Michael Ecklund on July 25, 1981. They raised their three children on a farm they started from a pasture just a quarter mile from where she grew up. Debbie lived out her final days at the same farm with her current spouse of 15 years Danny Thomas.

Debbie was predeceased by her mother Phyllis Topinka.

She is survived by her father Anthony Topinka; her loving spouse Danny Thomas; children: Jennalee (Mark) Beutler, Cole (Kirsten) Ecklund and Taylor (Jared) Adams. Step children: Jacob (Bronwyn) Thomas, Lucas (Amy) Thomas, Samantha (Nick) Thiessen, Corey Thomas and Riley Thomas. Grandchildren: Ryder, Jace and Nash Beutler, Frankie Ecklund, Cade Adams and step grandchildren Natalie and Elyse Thomas; brother Trevor (Heather) Topinka and sister Donna (Ken) Matsalla.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions there will be a private graveside service at a later date. Donations may be made to Whitewood 4-H Beef Club, Box 414, Wapella, SK S0G 4Z0


  • Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private family service will be held at Debbie & Danny's ranch


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Betty Ecklund

October 4, 2020

I am so very sorry to hear of Debbie's passing. She was a lovely woman who so loved her family.
Taken too soon to be with the Angel's.

Betty Ecklund

Elaine Wyatt

October 4, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to each of Debbie's family at this most difficult time. Keep your memories of her alive and she will live in your heart forever.
Edwin and Elaine Wyatt

Rodney Dukart

October 4, 2020

Are prayers and thoughts are with Debbies family I met Deb years ago showing Herefords for Scissor Valley Polled Herefords she always met you with a smile and hug she will be missed at the shows and sales Rest In Peace my friend Rodney Dukart and family

Kathy Gamble

October 3, 2020

We extend our sincere sympathy to Debbie's family. Morley and Kathy Gamble

Dwayne and Connie Reeve

October 3, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to all of Debbie’s loved ones.

Diane Dartige

October 3, 2020

My sympathy to all Debbie's Family --May your memories comfort you in your grief . Debbie always had a smile for everyone. She is now sharing that smile with her Mom!

Donna Asher

October 2, 2020

Great times at YCS functions when we were much younger. Limbo contests in her house.
Prayers and thoughts to the family.

John Schenstead

October 2, 2020

We want to extend our deepest sympathies to Danny and all of Debbie's family. We share our love for our cattle with Danny and Debbie. Love and sympathy to all from John and Debbie Schenstead.

Heather McEwen

September 28, 2020

To all of Debbie's families. My deepest sympathy to each and everyone of you. It is hard to know what to say to you all but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. May all the happy memories of Debbie help sustain you all at this time and in the time to come.


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