Jesse Mielke - Minneapolis

Sept. 21, 1986 - Jan. 12, 2023

Jesse Mielke, 36, passed away peacefully on Jan. 12, 2023 in Minneapolis, MN.
Jesse was born Sept. 21, 1986 in Sioux Falls, SD, and also lived in Mitchell and Brookings before relocating to Nebraska with her mother. After earning her ABA at Weatherford College and attending classes at the University of Texas at Arlington, Jesse settled in Minneapolis in 2010 where she earned a BS in Business Management and Leadership degree from Capella University while working full-time as a business development specialist at Fredrikson & Bryon, P.A. She enjoyed volunteering with the Legal Marketing Association and the Alzheimer’s Association. In her spare time, Jesse loved listening to music, traveling overseas and spoiling her cats, Ollie and Fluffyball.
Jesse is survived by her fiancé Felipe Luciano; parents, Cynthia McFadden and Alvin (Sue) Mielke; sisters Jen (Mike) Paulson, and Janell Decker (Jonathan Buerg); niece Tehya Stettnichs (James Fuerst) and nephews Sean (Whitney) Stettnichs, Bailey Stettnichs, and Julian Buerg; aunts Laurie (Darvin) Smid and Paula (Hai) Nguyen, and uncle Steve (Deb) Hicks; and beloved cousins.
Jesse was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dale and Madonna Hicks, Fritz and Violet Mielke, and aunt Marianne Hicks and uncle David Hicks.
A funeral service will be held to honor Jesse’s memory at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, SD with burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery to follow. Friends and family are invited to gather and share memories from 9 a.m. until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home. A celebration of life is being planned and will be held in Minneapolis, date and time TBD.
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