Bernie L. Mielke

POYNETTE – Bernie L. Mielke, age 85, passed away peacefully at Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing in Lodi, WI on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

Bernie was born on October 8, 1935 in Arlington Township, the son of Bruno and Sarah (Richards) Mielke. He was a graduate of DeForest High School.  Bernie was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from 1957-1963, and worked as a Conklin Independent business owner. He enjoyed agriculture and going to the Dairy Expo.  Bernie enjoyed anything to do with farming.

He is survived by his daughters, Trew Mielke, Hastings, Minnesota, and Valerie Kouba Mielke, Zephyrhills, Florida;  his grandchildren, Vanesha, Kelly and Alan;  his great-grandchildren, Tarah, Alexis, and KaraMae;  his brother, Bill (Mary Jo) Mielke, Poynette; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers, Ollie (Nancy) Mielke and Lee Mielke. 

Services to be held at Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King, WI.

The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette is assisting the family. 

Memorials may be made to the family, in care of Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home, 430 W. Wisconsin St., Portage, WI  53901.

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For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)