1945 - 2022
Edward James Ecker, beloved husband of the late Ada Ecker, passed away in Lethbridge, Alberta on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at the age of 77 years. Ed went to visit Ada and decided to stay.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church, 5009 - 48 Avenue, Taber, Alberta on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. Burial to follow at the Taber Memorial Garden. Condolences may be forwarded by visiting our website at www.southlandfuneral.com.
Those who are unable to attend and wish to view the service online may do so by clicking on the livestream link that will be available on Ed’s obituary page on our website at 10:45 A.M. on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. The livestream will begin at 11:00 A.M.
Ed is survived by his children Arthur Ecker of Coaldale, Alberta, Angela (William) Smith of Calgary, Alberta, Delvina (Terry) Neil of Lethbridge, Alberta, Sandra Ecker (Mariko Johnson) of Calgar, Alberta and by one grandson, William Smith. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Ada Ecker, sisters Margaret Afseth and Ann Bohnet and his brothers Ron, Allan, and David Ecker.
Ed was born in Humboldt on January 7, 1945.
In 1963, Ed met Ada Strong and they were married on September 25, 1965. They moved to Taber, Alberta in May of 1970 where they raised their four children. Ed spent his life working in television and radio servicing. He worked for WE TV, Big O, Taber Cablevision and Jensen’s Welding. He was self employed for a period of time, operating Ecker Electronics and later, Taber Video.
Ed loved technology and always enjoyed A&W. He was a Taber resident for more than fifty years, most recently living at Clearview Lodge.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Ed’s name may be made directly to Rehoboth Christian Ministries, Box 1312, Coaldale, Alberta T1M 1N1 (www.rcmflourish.ca). Please designate your donation to be directed to the south region.
Arrangements in care of Southland Funeral Chapel, Taber, Alberta. Telephone: (403) 223-8778.