Robert H. Mielke

Robert H. Mielke “Bob” age 81 of Big Lake and California, formerly of Delano died on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at the New River Extended Care in Monticello, Minnesota. He was born September 11, 1928 to Harold and Marie (Graupmann) Mielke in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Bob was preceded in death by his son Tommy. He is survived by Yvonne (nee McMorrow) loving wife of 60 years; children David Mielke and Brenda Rahlien, Laurel and Frank Slavik, Paul Mielke and Jan Dixon, Mary and Bryon Olson, Mike and Candice Mielke, Ayn Mielke Penglase of Sydney, Australia, Heidi and Scott Johnson; 16 grandchildren: John, Jess, Justin, Chris, Jackie, Sara, Tom, Tyler, Gabrielle, Bridget, Abby, Dylan, Ben, Cody, Paige, Cory; numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends was held on Friday, August 20, 2010 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel, 300 North Third St. Delano. Prayers and remembrances at 7:45 p.m. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.