|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1877|
|Death: ||May 21, 1957|
Funeral services for Thys Post, 79, were held Saturday afternoon, May 25, 1957 at 1:00 at the home and 1:30 at the Christian Reformed Church. Rev. H.C. Van Deelen officiated. Burial was made at the Hope Cemetery under the direction of the Van Etten Funeral Home. Pallbearers were six of his grandsons, Thys Westra, Larry Post, William Vander Wilt, Donald Post, Henry Berghorst and Peter Roy Westra.
Mr. Post was born November 30, 1877 in the Netherlands. He came to the United States at the age of 12 and spent most of his life on the farm near Hull, Iowa. He retired in the year of 1942 and moved to Hull. In the year of 1903 he he was united in marriage to Ruth Gritters, Tot his union 10 children children were born. His wife Ruth and two infant daughters preceded him in death.
In the year of 1925, he was married to Mrs. Dora Vander Ziel, who with his eight children survive him: Delia, Mrs. Peter Westra, of Hull; George of Tyler, Minn.; John of Kimbrae, Minn.; Irene, Mrs. John Van Der Wilt, of Ruthton, Minn..; Egbert of Hull; Jeanette, Mrs. Joe Berghorst, from Beaver Creek; Minnie, Mrs. Henry D. Koele, of Hull; Ruth, Mrs. Cornie De Vries, of Sandpoint, Idaho, 37 grandchildren and 27 greatgrandchildren, 5 step-daughters and 1 step-son, who with their children also survive.
Mr. Post was a diabetic sufferer of many years but died suddenly of a heart attack at the Sioux-Center hospital.
Sioux County Index 1957-05-30.
Ruth Gritters Post (1884 - 1922)*
Ruth Post Devries (1919 - 2012)*
Created by: GS
Record added: May 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90263487
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