Obit: Mielke, Anna H. (1911 – 1967)


Surnames: Mielke, Potz, Boehm, Giese, Waldinger, Bauman, Baumgart, Ratz, Holstrom

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 07 Sep 1967

Mielke, Anna H. (30 DEC 1911 – 4 SEP 1967)

Mrs. Anna Mielke, 75, route 1, Colby, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, Sept. 4, 1967. She had been in ill health for the past year and a half.

Funeral services will be held today, Sept. 7, at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Colby. The Rev. David Pankow will officiate and burial will take place in the Colby Memorial Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home until 11 a.m., when it will be taken to the church.

The former Anna Hulda Potz was born Dec. 30, 1911 at Sisseton, S.D. She came to Wisconsin at the age of nine years with her family. She lived at March Rapids until her married to Otto Mielke, July 6, 1929, at Immanuel Lutheran Church there. She received her education at Stratford.

For the past 38 years, Mr. and Mrs. Mielke lived on a farm in the town of Holton (Marathon Co., Wis.).

She is survived by her husband and five daughters, Mrs. Francis (Betty) Boehm of Milwaukee, Mrs. William (Alvina) Giese of Edgar, Mrs. Bernell (Evelyn) Waldinger of Peoria, Ill., Mrs. Wendell (Anita) Bauman of Edgar, and Mrs. Albert Mielke of Colby. There are 15 grandchildren.

Her father, Henry Potz of Chicago, also survives, and there are three sisters and a brother, Mrs. Carl (Louise) Baumgart, Mrs. Lawrence (Agnes) Ratz and Mrs. Henry (Ella) Baumgart, all of Chicago, Mrs. Alex (Adelle) Holstrom, Livonia, Mich., and Walter Potz of Marshfield.

A brother preceded her in death.

(Follow on in 9/14/1967 Tribune-Phonograph)

Several items of information received by the Tribune-Phonograph for the obituary of Mrs. Anna Hulda Mielke error.

Mrs. Mielke, of route 1, Colby, who was 55 years of age, died Sept. 4 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. She and her husband had lived on a farm in the town of Frankfort for the past 38 years.

Survivors include her husband, one son, Albert Mielke of Colby, and four daughters, (Mrs. Francis (Betty) Boehm of Milwaukee, Mrs. William (Alvina) Giese of Edgar, Mrs. Bernell (Evelyn) Waldinger of Peoria, Ill., and Mrs. Wendell (Anita) Bauman of Edgar.



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