Donald Mielke (1928 – 2010)

Donald A. Mielke, age 82, a resident of Somers, died at his home July 27th 2010.

Donald was born May 1st 1928 in Kenosha. The son of Frank and Elsie (Bloeckel) Mielke. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha. Donald loved spending time on the lakes and rivers of WI fishing and boating with his family and friends.

On June 18th, Donald married Janice Fiege at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Donald is survived by his wife Janice, one son Allen (Jennifer) Mielke of Cashton WI and two daughters Gayle (Bob) Bertram of Sevastopol CA and Sue (Leonard) Zapp of Kenosha WI. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren Don Nudi, Becky (Bob) Sobolik, Renee (Mark) Smith, Tobyn (Jessica) Bertram, Amy (Corey) Zimmerman, Karen Lilla, Tara Zapp, Rachel Mielke, Alyssa Bertram, Aimee Niemeyer and Lymond Niemeyer and ten great grandchildren. Donald is further survived by one sister Barbara Banck of Lake Bluff IL.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Monday August 2nd 2010 at 11:00 AM at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenosha. (5038-19th Avenue) Visitation with the family will be held at the church 9:00AM until the time of service. Burial will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

Memorials are appreciated to Hospice Alliance (10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd, Pleasant Prairie WI 53158) or Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The family would like to thank Hospice Alliance for their compassionate care.

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