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Doris June Post, 96, passed away August 17, 2017 at Markesan Resident Home where she lived for the past 10 years.

Doris was born February 28, 1921 on their family farm in the Brandon area, the daughter of William and Winnie Rens Westerveld. On September 1, 1948 she married the love of her life, John Post. Doris held many jobs throughout her life, but was most of all a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She was a member of Bethel Reformed Church in Brandon where she taught Sunday School, Bible School, and was a member of the Women’s Guild. She was also a den mother for the Boy Scouts.

Doris is survived by two sons: Bill (Judi) Post of Brandon, and Mark (Margene) Post of Princeton; five grandchildren: Kyle (Peggy) Post, Korey (Sarah) Post, Kelly (Heath) Boelter, Jonathan (Jenni) Post, and Jennifer Post; eight great-grandchildren: Cody and Makinna Post, Madison Shirk, Brady, Brianna, and Brandon Boelter, and Brock and Blaise Post; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a special friend, Pat Gebhard.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband, John in 1992; her parents, Will and Winnie Westerveld; a brother, Winton Westerveld and his wife, Marie; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services for Doris Post will be held Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Reformed Church in Brandon with Rev. John Tilstra officiating. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Monday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences. 


Irene M. Trapp, 92, of the township of Hampden, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Columbus Community Hospital.

Irene was born the daughter of Elmer and Nettie (Ash) Latsch on March 16, 1925 in London, WI.  She was married to Rupert Trapp on June 8, 1948 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Madison.  Irene was a 1946 graduate of St. Mary’s Nursing School in Madison.  She worked as a nurse at Quisling Clinic in Madison until her marriage to Rupert when she raised her family on the farm.  

Irene was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Bristol where she served on the parish council, the Christian Mothers, and was a religious education teac

her.  Irene kept a large garden at her home.  She was an avid sports fan.  She will be remembered as a devoted mother.

Irene is survived by her children: Christine (Bill) Fietzer of Minneapolis, Bill (Debbie) Trapp of Sheridan, Wyoming, Bob (Pat) Trapp of Columbus, Ann (Cris) Plata of Columbus, Jerry (Sarah) Trapp of Fall River, Loretta (Gail) Trapp of DeForest, Mary (Rich) Karow of Fall River, and Paul (Bobbi) Trapp of Columbus; her siblings: Doris Lipke, Lois Schnorr, Duane (Trudy) Latsch, and Betty (Cheryl) Latsch; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Rupert in 2001; her son, Peter; and her brother, Don Latsch.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Bristol from 8:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.  Rev. Vince Brewer will officiate.  Interment will be held in the church cemetery. 


Memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church in East Bristol.  

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus is serving the family.  Please visit