Florence Elizabeth's Story
Florence Elizabeth (Milleville) Mielke, 94, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was born on August 7, 1922, the daughter of Hugo and Beata Milleville, and was the second of nine children. She moved to Las Vegas, NV in 2011. She was married 50 years to George William Mielke who predeceased her on July 9,1994.
Florence is lovingly remembered by her four children, Dave (Connie) of Niagara Falls, NY, Dan (Kathy) of Pilot Point, TX, Ron (Gayle) of Lockport, NY, and Kathy (Ron) of Las Vegas, NV; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brother, Rick (Emy); sisters, Alice Lange (late Norbert) and Jan Kirchner (late Peter); and sisters-in-law, Joanne (late Alfred) Milleville, Jean (late Erwin) Milleville and Doris (late Ben) Measel. She was predeceased by sisters, Winifred (late Harold) Proefrock and Beatrice (Bill) Nehrboss; and brother, Donald (Gladys) Milleville.
She was a life-long member of St. James Lutheran Church, Bergholtz, NY, sharing her sewing and needlework skills with Lutheran World Relief Quilts, Prayer Shawls for the homebound, and lap robes for veterans. She will always be remembered for her kindness, sense of humor, welcoming friendliness to all, willingness to help others in need, and her famous angel food cake. She will always hold a special place in everyone's hearts.
Florence donated her body to science. There will be no prior visitation. A memorial service will be held at St. James Lutheran Church, Bergholtz, NY on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Published on March 8, 2017