Earl Mielke, age 78 of New Germany, passed away Wednesday (12/12) at the Good Samaritan Center in Waconia. Funeral Service will be Tuesday (12/18) at. 11 am at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie. Interment in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday from 5-7 pm at the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie.