Brian Arthur Mielke, age 46, of Waterloo and formerly of Stratford passed away suddenly on March 12, 2017. Brian is survived by his wife Mary (Drown). Loving father of Crystal and Katelyn. Son of Arthur and Mabel Mielke. Brother of Karen Sherwood (Dan). Also survived by his father-in-law and mother-in-law Allen and Barbara Drown, brothers-in-law Donald Drown (Michelle), Mark Drown (Shannon) and nieces and nephews Jessica Sherwood, Kody, Tyler, Brandon, Jennifer and Sean Drown. Friends and relatives may call at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Wednesday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. A reception will be held at the funeral home following the interment at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice through the funeral home. 519.271.7411