Thomas Ralph Mielke


May 30, 1932 - January 17, 2017


Thomas Ralph Mielke was born May 30, 1932 to Ralph and Martha (Hinz) Mielke at Mt. Lake, MN.  He graduated from Springfield High School and the University of Minnesota. Thomas served in the United States Air Force from 1952-1956 and was stationed in Spokane, WA.  On September 9, 1980 he married Eleanor Beck at Osakis, MN.  Tom was a dairy farmer for several years and then was employed as a USDA Food Inspector in Ashland, AL, and also Snohomish, WA, where he worked in a meat processing plant. Tom was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Mitchell.

He is survived by his wife, Eleanor “Ellie”; two sons: Clayton (Julie) Mielke of Kensington, MN, Russell (Larenda) Mielke of Washington, DC; two daughters: Gail (Scott) Anderson of Erhard, MN, Sharon (Chuck) Hartsfield of Richmond, MN; two step-daughters: Susan (Bruce) Kubert of Portland, OR, Julie Beck of Seattle, WA; ten grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Glenn.


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Posted by AseraCare Hospice on January 23, 2017
During this time of loss, we at AseraCare Hospice, would like to extend our condolences to you and your family. The nurses and staff at AseraCare thank you for the privilege of being able to serve you during these difficult times. May the Lord bless you and keep you.
- The AseraCare Hospice Team
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