Betty Westra-Kolk

Betty Westra-Kolk, 87, of Waupun, died Friday, July 13, 2018 at Waupun Memorial Hospital.


Betty was born August 26, 1930 at the family home in the town of Alto, the daughter of Garret and Anna Hoekstra Vande Kolk.  Betty was previously married to Dewey G. Westra. The couple resided in Waupun. Betty enjoyed crocheting, painting, and knitting.  She loved music. Betty attended First Christian Reformed Church in Waupun.


Betty is survived by a son, Steve (Kathy) Westra of Beaver Dam, grandson Ben (Julie) Westra, granddaughters Annie (Matt) Syens and Helen (Bob) Kooima; son, Paul (Sharon) Westra of Mount Vernon, WA, granddaughter Becky (Kris) Johnson, grandsons Jeremy (Jennifer) Westra and Daniel (Anna) Westra; son, Pastor Jon (Karen) Westra of Mount Vernon, WA, granddaughters Beth (Luke) Baeslack and Theresa (Nate) Butcher; many great-grandchildren; brother, Paul (Delores) Vande Kolk; and brother-in-law, Larry Bronkhorst.


Betty was preceded in death by a son, David Neal Westra; brothers: Barney Vande Kolk and Alton Vande Kolk; and two sisters: Ruby Buteyn and Joanne Bronkhorst.


Memorial services for Betty Westra-Kolk will held Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 4 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Pastor Jon Westra officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Sunday from 2:30 p.m. until the time of service.


The family requests memorials be directed to Central Wisconsin Christian Foundation.


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