Westphal, 62 years

Feb. 22, 2012

Roland and Jean Westphal, residents of Brookfield for 52 years, recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary.

The couple married Oct. 1, 1949, at St. Robert Catholic Church in Shorewood.

Children of the couple are Kathy (and Mike) Michuda of Brookfield, John (and Carmen) Westphal of Madison, and Tom Westphal of West Allis. Grandchildren are Katie Michuda Rogers of Blacksburg, Va., Lindsay Michuda McNamara of Minneapolis, Danny Michuda of Greenfield, Tommy Michuda of Brookfield, and Joe Westphal, Mike Westphal and Jessica Westphal of Madison.

Roland is a retired certified public accountant who ran his own private practice. He was a B-26 pilot in the Air Force, and he graduated from Marquette University in 1947 with a bachelor's degree in business.

Jean is a retired registered nurse; she worked at St. Joseph's Hospital and the Shorewood Health Department. Jean graduated from Marquette University's School of Nursing in 1948.

Their first date was at Marquette University's prom.


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