Mark Andrew VanHolbeck


Mark A. VanHolbeck, 47, of Davenport, IA (formerly of Superior, WI) died suddenly on Wednesday, Sept. 9th, 2020 at Genesis East Medical Center, with his sister by his side. Mark was born on July 16, 1973 in Superior, WI, the son of Juliann Berg and the late Fredrick VanHolbeck.

Mark worked for Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, through the Compass Group. He was a superb employee receiving their “Gem of the Year Award,” many times.

Mark had many interests. Riding his scooter, listening to music - especially Metallica, fishing, thrift shopping and working in his flower garden were just a few. He was a kind and gentle soul with a wicked good sense of humor who loved people and was a friend to everyone he met.

Mark is survived by his mother, Julie Berg, Superior, WI; stepdad Bill Duffy, Davenport, IA; twin brother, Matthew VanHolbeck, Superior, WI; sister Amanda (Ben) Hodge, Milan, IL; niece Adrianna Holtam, nephews Brandon Holtam and Erik Colclasure, and a host of cousins whom he greatly loved.

Mark was preceded in death by his father Fred and niece, Sarah VanHolbeck.

There will be a joint Celebration of Life for Mark and his twin brother, Matthew, on their birthday, July 16th, 2022 from 1 - 4pm at The Richard I Bong Veteran’s Historical Center, located at 305 East 2nd Street in Superior.

Cremation rites were accorded. Inurnment will be private. Memorials may be made in care of the family at 1414 N 51st St #205 Superior, WI 54880.

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