Mielke, Andrew D., Hemlock, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at Cartwright Care Center at the age of 79 years. Andrew was born June 13, 1931, in Saginaw to the late Ernest and Ruth (DeShone) Mielke. He married Jeanne LaPorte February 25, 1950, she predeceased him February 26, 1993. He then married Cleo (Hasse) McNalley on September 28, 1996, she survives him. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, and making people laugh. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Dan (Kathy) Mielke, Donna (Roy) Zielinski, Dave (Sherrie) Mielke, Dennis (Kathy) Mielke, Debra (Pat Prudhomme) Konkol, Randy (Mary) McNalley, Brian (Cathy) McNalley, and Kevin (Julie) McNalley; son-in-law, Patrick Stanard; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and six sisters. He was predeceased by a daughter, Robin Stanard and six brothers. Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 13, 2010, at Nelson United Methodist Church, 406 W. Saginaw St. in Hemlock. Rev. Jerry Paul Densmore will officiate with burial to follow in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at W.L. Case & Company 201 N. Miller Road, on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. where the family will gather at 7:00 p.m. for a prayer service. Friends may also visit on Monday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice/Partners in Caring, Nelson United Methodist Church, or to Cartwright Care Center. www.casefuneralhome.com