Edwin Fritz Mielenz
May 21, 1916 – October 17, 2018
Edwin F. Mielenz was born on May 21, 1916 in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. He served in WWII with the U.S. Navy and worked at Tinker Air Force Base for 30 years. Edwin passed away on October 17th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma after a brief illness. He was a member of Faith Bible Church in Edmond, OK. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marge and his siblings Johnny, Bill, Ben and Anita. He is survived by his children: Mike Mielenz and his wife Vicki of Oklahoma City and his daughter Darlene Troxel and her husband Burge of Edmond, sister Jenny Gallamore and husband Bob of Oklahoma City. He is also survived by his grandchildren Tracy Troxel and wife Denise of Princeton, NJ, Laurie Cosby and husband Dave of Diana, TX, Joshua Mielenz, Jill Mielenz and J.R Mielenz of Oklahoma City. He has eight great-grandchildren.
Edwin or “Fritz” as he was often called was known for this limitless energy and humor. He loved country music and played the guitar most of his life. “Fritz” was a master carpenter and did remodeling and built houses on the side. He enjoyed the boat that pulled many a water skier in area lakes. He was without a doubt the “Favorite Uncle” of all of his many nieces and nephews. He actually taught most of them to drive in spite of their parents’ reservations. Ed’s departure from left some sadness here on Earth, but here was great joy in heaven with his arrival there.
Visitation will be from 4-8pm on Friday, October 19th at the Memorial Park Chapel 13400 N Kelley Ave in Oklahoma City.
Burial will be a private family service at the Memory Lane Cemetery in Harrah, OK. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 20th at Faith Bible Church, 600 N Coltrane in Edmond OK.
In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made to the “Greater Things” campaign at Faith Bible Church.
- J.R. Mielenz
- Joseph Mielenz
- Andrew Troxel
- Robert Seabeck
- Keith Seabeck
- Doug Gallamore
- Greater Things
- Visitation Friday, October 19, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, October 20, 2018