Rodney “Rod” J. Mielke , 58, died unexpectedly at a local hospital Wednesday July 6, 2016. He was born on March 4, 1958 in Green Bay, WI. the son of Catherine (Bardouche) and the late Donald Mielke.
He graduated from Green Bay East High. Rod was currently employed at Georgia Pacific West. Rod enjoyed spoiling his grandchildren, spending time with family and friends, and relaxing at the land “his second home”. Rod and his brother Brian were the go to handy men for family and friends who needed help with anything.
He is survived by his children and their spouses; Andy (Holly), Ryan, and Jeremy (Melanie); brothers, Brian and Keith (Diane); sisters, Ann (Greg) and Linda; sister-in-law, Georgie; grandchildren, Evan, Nate, and Ellie; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Rodney was preceded in death by his father, Donald; sisters, Karen and Chris; and his brother Don.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 11, 2016 at Malcore Funeral Home (701 N. Baird St Green Bay) from 4:00 PM till 7:00 PM. A prayer service will follow at 7PM. Burial in Allouez Catholic Cemetery.