Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Alvin J. Drost
May 20, 1929 - January 14, 2019 (Age 89)
Watertown, WI
Service: January 18, 2019
Alvin J. Drost
Alvin J. Drost, 89, of Watertown, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at his home.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church in Watertown with Rev. Jeffrey Meyer officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial with military honors will take place at Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Alvin John Drost was born on May 20, 1929 to Albert and Jennie (nee Buursma) Drost in Watertown. He was a 1948 graduate of Watertown High School. Alvin began working at Schultz and Pike Egg Co. in Watertown; and was later employed at Creamery Package in Lake Mills, WI and Dekalb, IL. Alvin eventually worked for many years as a clerk for the Watertown Post Office until his retirement. Alvin served faithfully in the Korean War from 1952 until 1954, where he drove fuel trucks.
Alvin was fond of his 1969 Red Mustang, enjoyed playing softball, and was an excellent pitcher. He will be remembered as a kindhearted man who would do anything for anyone. He was an active member at the Christ United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his siblings, Katherine (Kenneth) Wagoner of Watertown, David (Diane) Drost of Clyman; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Alvin was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Bertha Ready, Marion Drost in infancy, Little Mary Drost in infancy.
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