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January 20, 2021

11/25/2020 2:49:00 PM
Jeffry Lew Post

Jeffry Lew Post, 77, of Lakefield entered in rest on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Windom.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at The Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom, with Pastor Paul Sajban officiating.
Visitation took place at the church beginning at 9 a.m., until the service began.
Burial will take place at a later date.
The service was livestreamed on the Osterberg Funeral Home Facebook page.
Masks were required to be worn inside the church.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at OFH.Care.
Jeffry Lew Post, son of Arnold and Lois (Christoffer) Post, was born on Monday, April 26, 1943, in Worthington. He was baptized and confirmed at the Rost Lutheran Church.
Jeff grew up on a farm in rural Okabena. He attended Rost Lutheran Parochial School and graduated from Okabena High School in 1961. Jeff went to college for three years, then attended Woolworth Management Training.
Beginning in Estherville, Iowa, his career with Woolworth spanned from 1966-1982. In 1970, Jeff was assigned as store manager in Cortez, Colo.
Jeff was united in marriage to LoAnn Ingbritson on Aug. 19, 1967, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Bergen. They were blessed with two children, Sarah and Jason. This marriage was dissolved in 2002.
In 1982, Jeff relocated to the area to help his ailing father-in-law farm near Bergen. He also worked as a nursing assistant and home health aide until his retirement in 2012.
Jeff was a member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom, where he was an active choir member.
Upon some health issues that arose, Jeff became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society in Windom, where he entered eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at the age of 77 years, 6 months and 23 days.
Jeff was a member of the YMCA in Worthington where he had a great group of friends that he played pickleball with. One of his greatest pleasures was travelling, both with family and tour groups.
Jeff loved being outdoors his entire life, whether camping, hiking or gardening. He assisted his brother Marlyn on several Fishing Has No Boundaries trips.
Jeff always made sure to stay in touch with his family and friends; he loved visiting his children, grandchildren and family. Jeff has left a lifetime of memories for his family and friends to cherish.
Jeff is survived by his children, Jason Post of Eden Prairie and Sarah (Stephen) Schmidt of Litchfield, Ill.; grandchildren, Andrew (Rachel) Schmidt, Isaac (Bailey) Schmidt, Aaron Schmidt and Jonathan Schmidt; great-grandsons, Connor and Oliver Schmidt; brothers, David (Arlys) Post and Greg (Jackie) Post; and a sister-in-law, Joanne Post.
Jeff is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Lois; brother, Marlyn; infant brother; and stepfather, Harold "Hap" Suelflow.
Blessed be the memory of Jeff Lew Post.

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