Richard Mielke, 82 |
May 24, 1934 — August 30, 2016
Richard “Dick” Mielke, of the town of Osceola, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center. He was born May 24, 1934, in Fond du Lac, the son of Louis and Lena (Schultz) Mielke. On Dec. 11, 1965, Dick married Sally Habeck at Trinity Lutheran Church in Dundee where Dick was a lifelong member. He worked on the family farm and then for many years at A.O. Smith in Milwaukee before retiring. Dick enjoyed his life in the Kettle Moraine, hunting and watching the wildlife. He also enjoyed his motorcycle in his younger years and, more recently, driving his car throughout the countryside.
Survivors include his wife, Sally; his sister, Arlene Kufalk of Black River Falls; his sisters-in-law, Dolores Mielke of Campbellsport, Delores Mielke of Kewaskum, LaVerne Mielke of Illinois and Joan Mielke of Campbellsport; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Alvin, Ervin, Arthur, Louis, William, Robert, Walner and Fred; his sister, Elaine Kisslinger; and an infant brother, Albert.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Dundee, (W494 Elm St., Campbellsport). The Rev. Robert Oberg will officiate and burial will follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church.
Twohig Funeral home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online condolences and guestbook at www.twohigfunerals.com.