Paul Dean Mittelsteadt, 81, of Reedsburg, WI, son of Reinhold C. and Frona P. (Schuette) Mittelsteadt, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at Gracewood Advanced Assisted Living and Memory Care of Highland in St. Paul, MN after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Paul worked as a heavy equipment mechanic at G.I. Case in Shakopee, MN for 30 years and for the last 10 years before his retirement in 2008 at Reedsburg High School as a custodian. He served for six-months in active duty in the Army at Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and served for 15 years in the Army Reserves. He loved nature walks, especially at his family’s woodland that was part of the farm he grew up at, and Mirror Lake State Park.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Juanita, and son Glen Mittelsteadt.
He is survived by his daughter Karen McLaughlin (Meagan McLaughlin).
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at St. John Lutheran in Reedsburg with Rev. Robert Moberg, interim pastor at St. John Lutheran Church, and Pastor Meagan McLaughlin co-officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday from 12 noon until the time of the service. Burial will follow the services at Oak Hill Cemetery in North Freedom.