Obit: Mielke, Laura A. (1922 – 2016)


Surnames: Mielke, Lambrecht, Yessa, Hartl, Telschow, Totzke

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 30 Aug 2016

Mielke, Laura A. (25 MAR 1922 – 28 AUG 2016)

Laura A. Mielke, age 94, of Abbotsford, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the Colonial Center in Colby. A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Reverend Jeffrey A. Lambrecht will officiate. Interment to follow at the Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Friends and family are welcome from 2:00 pm until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Laura was born March 25, 1922 in the Town of Frankfort the daughter of Anton and Regina (Yessa) Hartl. She was united in marriage to Edward E. Mielke Sr. on May 25, 1946 in the Town of Wien. He preceded her in death on November 1, 2012. Together they farmed in the Town of Frankfort before moving to Abbotsford. Laura was a graduate of Stratford High School and attended Wausau Normal School receiving a degree in teaching. She taught school at the Rusk school in the Town of Frankfort until her marriage.

Laura is survived by her two children: Edward (Jill) Mielke Jr. of Fenwood and Delores Telschow of Edgar; five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister; Leta Ebben of Abbotsford, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward; her son-in-law, Dennis Telschow; three sisters and one brother: Marie Totzke, Agnes Totzke, Helen Brunner and Leopold Hartl.

We would like to thank the Colonial Center for the wonderful care and compassion they showed for Laura the past eight years. It warmed our hearts to hear the staff call her "Grandma" as that was one word she recognized, she knew she was a "Grandma". Ed and Delores

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