Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Michael Edelkind

    Mordechai ben Moshe Aaron v' Miriam

  • AGE

    71

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Sunday, July 03, 2022 (After Sunset)

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Tuesday, July 05, 2022

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    3:00 PM

  • PLACE OF FUNERAL

    Graveside

  • FUNERAL STREAM

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89465006257?pwd=VVphMUNvSEtNUVRoMzRLNGNLd1NlUT09

    Meeting ID: 894 6500 6257

    Passcode: 268758

  • DONATIONS

  • OBITUARY

    With profound sadness we announce the passing of Mr. Michael Scott Edelkind, age 71, of Snellville, Georgia. He will always be remembered for his gentle smile, his love of family, his kindness to children, and his favorite pastime, reading.

    Michael is remembered and missed by his children, his sons Daryl Scott Edelkind and Daniel Matthew Edelkind and daughter Lori Edelkind, and daughter in law Jennifer Edelkind. He also leaves behind his grandchildren:  Gregory, Cara, Tobias, Harmon,  Mary, and Selene, and his great grandson Harrison. He leaves behind his beloved dogs Snoopy and Snowball.

    Michael is also survived by his Uncle Barney Edelkind, his brothers Myron, Steven, Alan, Shane, and Jamie, and his sisters Rena, Tamar, and Amy. 

    He is predeceased by the parents he adored Mary and Murray Aaron Edelkind, his baby brother Daniel, and his older sister Michele.

    A funeral service will be held at Crest Lawn Memorial Park 2000 Marietta Blvd NW, Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday, July 5th at 3:00PM.

    In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Jewish Family and Career Services in his name.

    Arrangements managed by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta. 770-451-4999 

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  • The Dressler Family

    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.

  • SHANE L. EDELKIND

    Now missing one of the six. Hope you're at peace with Mom, Dad, Mikki and Danny. Thanks for being a great big brother.




  • Lori Edelkind

    Thank you for being a great dad. Thank you to Georgia Gunter and Jewish Family and Children Services for their assistance. Thank you to Rabbi Byner for her lovely service. Thank you to dad's Shomer, Anthony. Thank you to Dresslers for an outstanding service. Thank you to Malhaly and all the staff at Dresslers. Thank you to Amber at Crestlawn. Thank you to Tamar Edelkind for a remarkable eulogy and one that was most on point. Lori Edelkind


  • Helen Scherrer-Diamond & David Diamond

    Steve, we were so sad to hear about the loss of your brother Michael (z"l). Life is so precious. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Memory of your Brother be a Blessing to You and your Family, along with the Mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.


  • Daniela C Lafond

    So very sorry for the family's loss. Wish I could be there with you at this time. Lots of love, Daniela


  • Denise

    I'm deeply sorry for your loss. I will always remember uncle Mike's good sense of humor and my mom's stories of all the mischief he would do to her when they where young. I'm so grateful for all those summers we spent n Atlanta with all of you when we where growing up. I'm so sorry I can't be there physically with you, but my heart is, and I'm just a phone call away. Good bye Uncle Mike and thank you for my cousins, whom I love dearly


  • Steve Brodie

    Micheal will be missed by my family greatly. There has never been a bad moment in his presence. At each greeting he would always have something to say to bring up my spirits. At departure he would do the same. Rest well my friend that will never be forgotten. Always in my heart forever


  • Carolyn Miller

    You have my deepest condolences and sympathy for the loss of your father my prayers are with you and your family God bless you all love you.


  • Joe McLaughlin

    Lori, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.


  • Daryl

    I will always love and miss you Dad.


  • Hillary Schaeffer

    Oh Lori, I am just so so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers ???. You were a wonderful daughter in every way.Please let me know if you need anything for me either personally or professionally!


  • Brian Stickle

    It’s a sad day,I have many memories of Mike He is a great man he did a lot for me and I will never forget him


  • Wilbur Edelkind

    Michael I will miss you dearly. You always used to say "help me Wilbur".


  • Brittany N. Carter

    I'm so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my prayers.


  • Christine Chang

    My prayers and thoughts are with the Edelkind family.


  • Ivory B.

    My condolences to you and the family ?


  • TRAVIS GATSON

    Praying for you and your family.


  • Sheryl Livsey

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you experience this tremendous loss.


  • Sheryl Livsey

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you experience this tremendous loss.


  • Efrom Prater and Jean Alhadeff

    To Steve Edelkind and the rest of your family please accept our sincerest condolences. We are with you and our prayers go out for him and to all of you.


  • Sharon Lewis

    Sincerest condolences to the entire Edelkind family. May he Rest In Peace.


  • Sherie Brown

    My condolence to the Edelkind family.


  • Jamie

    You are already missed. My heart breaks for your children. Rest well.


  • Jamie

    You are already missed. My heart breaks for your children. Rest well.


  • Jamie

    You are already missed. My heart breaks for your children. Rest well.


  • Jacquelyn Carruth

    Sincere condolences to the Edelkind family. May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time.


  • Jessie Flowers

    My heartfelt condolences to the entire family.


  • Barney Edelkind

    Mike rest easy. I enjoyed our weekly conversations and I very much appreciate the time you took to speak with me. You always remembered. Love Uncle Barney


  • Lori Edelkind

    Our dad was a great dad. He loved his family fiercely. He loved his children more than anyone. He was a prolific reader, a mechanic, and a Jack of all trades. He will be missed, and is now with his mom and dad whom he adored and cherished everyday they were gone. We shared many cups of coffee together. In his memory, please buy someone a cup of coffee from Mike. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in his honor to the Jewish Family Services.


  • Alan Edelkind

    Saying goodbye to my brother, Mike


  • Joel and Nancy Isenberg

    Sorry for your loss. Steve, we miss seeing you at the JWV.


  • Benjamin, Elizabeth and Wyeth Karp

    Steve- we have you in our hearts- May God comfort you among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem


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