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• Paul Robert Mielke
• William Frank
Paul Robert Mielke
Paul Robert Mielke of Kaua’i and Olympia, Wash., died July 18, 2003, at the age of 33.
He was born Dec. 28, 1969, in Upland, Calif., but considered Kaua‘i his home. He lived here seven years before moving to Olympia earlier this year to be closer to his mother during his last days.
He is survived by his mother, Linda; his son, Dylan; sisters and brothers, Cinnie Martinez; Misty Young; Mark Kutsch; Nicki Piturro; Heidi Microulis; Daniel Ibsen; 12 nieces and nephews along with countless friends and loved ones who were “family” to him.
In remembrance of Paul Mielke, a bonfire will be hosted by David Aguiar at Lydgate Beach (Heiau area) on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m.
A simultaneous celebration of his 33 years of life will be held in Reno, Nev., at 5 p.m. on Aug. 9.
William Edward Frank, died at his residence on August 1, 2003 at the age of 81.
Born on April 14, 1922 in Detroit, he served in the U.S. Army as First Lieutenant, Air Corps during W.W.II. He flew 47 combat missions in a B-24 type aircraft as a navigator and was awarded the Air Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters. In 1961 he was Honorably discharged from the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was formerly of Farrington Hills, MI prior to moving to Kapa‘a.
Preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Anne Frank. He is survived by two children, William (Marney) Frank of South Lyon, MI; Barbara Rogers of Canton, MI; brother, John (Margaret) Frank of Tucson, AZ, 3 grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A private service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Angela Hospice, 14100 Newburgh Road, Livonia, MI 48154-5010, The Salvation Army, 100 Arbana Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, Humane Society of Livingston County, P.O. Box 351, Brighton, MI 48116-0351 or Kauai Humane Society, P.O. Box 3330, 3-825 Kaumuali‘i Hwy., Lihu‘e, HI 9766. Arrangements are being handled by Phillips Funeral Home, South Lyon, MI.
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