Philip Postel

Obituary of Philip Postel

Philip H. Postel, 84, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 surrounded by his wife and the loving staff at Autumn Winds in Oakland.

Phil was born on March 12, 1935 in Richland Center to Carl and Harriet (Starkweather) Postel.  In 1958??, Phil enlisted into the United States Air Force as a part of the weather service team and completed his education through the military.  Phil met Audrey Olszewski and on May 5, 1991 they married in Eugene, Oregon. 

For many years, Phil continued to work as a meteorologist through the United States Government and retired in 1990.  He then moved back to Wisconsin, where he worked as a handyman at the Koshkonong Mounds for 20+.

He enjoyed golfing and watching the packers, completed cross word puzzles and was an avid reader.

Phil is survived by his wife, Audrey Postel ; step-children, Jeffrey (Donna) Nault, Steven (Lorra Lee) Nault, and Jacquelyn (Bradley) Goss; three grandchildren, Ellerey, Desty, and Sophie; many sister-in-law’s, brother-in-law’s, and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Jim and Bill Postel.

Per Phil’s wishes, no services will take place.

Nitardy Funeral Home, Fort Atkinson, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.


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