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Mark Elferdink

April 30, 1973 - June 5, 2016
Battle Creek, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Mark H. Elferdink, age 43, of Battle Creek, formerly of Holland died Sunday, June 5, 2016.

Mark was employed with the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department for 18 years. In his duties with the department he was sensitive and caring to those he encountered. He was a gentle spirit and one who lit up the room when he walked in. Mark was a most beloved, cherished and irreplaceable father, son, and brother. He was preceded in death by his father Howard Elferdink Jr. in 1983.

He is survived by his children: Cameron Mattis (currently serving in Japan with the United States Marine Corps), Emma Elferdink of Battle Creek and Noah Elferdink of Battle Creek; mother: Joyce Elferdink of Holland; sister: Linnay Yemc of Spring Lake; aunts, uncles and cousins.

A private family funeral service will be held. Arrangements are by Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel.