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Mark C. Eisfelder, 57, New Paris, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Sept. 13, at his residence. He had been recuperating from a heart attack from the previous week.
He was born Oct. 6, 1959, in Carbondale, Illinois, to Carl and Delores (Hubler) Eisfelder. He was a lifetime area resident. Mark was a 1978 graduate of Wawasee High School.
On July 11, 1981, he married Theresa Truex at Nappanee Church of the Brethren.
Mark worked for Zehr Construction for 36 years as a carpenter/foreman.
Mark loved his entire family. He loved building and creating projects for his family and the customers he worked for. He enjoyed gardening and dearly loved animals as well.
Surviving are his wife, Theresa Eisfelder; parents, Carl and Delores Eisfelder, Hardinsburg; brothers, David (Stephanie) Eisfelder, Syracuse; Brian (Dana) Eisfelder, Senoia, Georgia, Jeff (Tricia) Eisfelder, Columbus; mother and father-in-law, Don and Julia Truex, New Paris; sister-in-law, Angie (Scot) Honeycutt, Nappanee; nephews and nieces, Jordan (Carissa) Eisfelder, Nathan (Rebekah) Eisfelder, Dillan Eisfelder, Alexis (Kirk) Mast, Cathy Eisfelder, Josh (Timara) Eisfelder and Chelsea Eisfelder; three great-nieces; and two great-nephews.
Family and friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service, Monday, Sept. 18, also at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at South Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Grace Community Church or Elkhart County Humane Society.
Published on September 13, 2017
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