LONGEVITY MARRIED 60 YEARS: LYNN AND CHICK SAFFELL.
Chick and Lynn Saffell of Woodland Hills celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their family in Palm Desert, their winter home. They were married on Dec. 31, 1945, in an Anaheim chapel.
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Though Chick had received his draft papers and was scheduled to join the Army the following year, the couple had many memorable times together before Chick shipped out in January 1943. Lynn and Chick kept their love alive through letters. Chick returned in December 1945, and the couple wed on New Year's Eve.
Chick started Sport Service Inc. in 1963, which manufactured and sold racing memorabilia. He sold the company in 1992, and has been retired ever since. Lynn and Chick are busy members of two country clubs and one yacht club.
They have three children: Leesa Bellesi of Laguna Beach Laguna Beach (ləg`nə), city (1990 pop. 23,170), Orange co., S Calif., on the Pacific coast; founded 1887, inc. 1927. , Jana Yost of Westlake and Britt Charles, who is deceased. They also have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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MARRIED 50 YEARS: LEO AND FRAN FRAN Functional Reactive Animation McNAMARA
Leo and Fran McNamara of West Hills celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at home with family and friends on Feb. 11. They were married on Feb. 13, 1956, in Westwood.
They met at Salisbury Beach in Massachusetts.
Fran was born in Andover, Mass., in 1933. She graduated from Punchard High School in Andover and attended the University of Massachusetts The system includes UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth (affiliated with Cape Cod Community College), UMass Lowell, and the UMass Medical School. It also has an online school called UMassOnline. from 1953 to 1954. Following that, she worked as a secretary for an insurance company before becoming a homemaker and mom.
Leo was born in Lowell, Mass., in 1928 and served in the Coast Guard in Butcher, Mass., from 1945 to 1948.
They moved to Mar Vista, Calif., in 1955 and were married the following year. Leo worked for McDonnell Douglas McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturer and defense contractor, producing a number of famous commercial and military aircraft. It merged with Boeing in 1997 to form The Boeing Company. in Santa Monica Santa Monica (săn`tə mŏn`ĭkə), city (1990 pop. 86,905), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1886. Tourism and retailing are important, and the city has motion-picture, biotechnology, and software industries. . He then worked as a policeman for the Santa Monica Police Department from 1955 to 1969.
In 1969, he graduated from the San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley
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Leo and Fran joined the Braemar Country Club in 1961. They are both avid golfers and have been club champions several times. They also love to play in various Mr. and Mrs. weekend tournaments throughout Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, .
They have six children: Patrick McNamara of Oceanside; Michael McNamara and Kathy McNamara, both of West Hills; Laurie Roberts of Lake Tahoe; Daniel McNamara of Truckee; and James McNamara of Port Hueneme. They also have 16 grandchildren.
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MARRIED 50 YEARS: ROBERT AND ELLEN ALBRECHT
Robert and Ellen Albrecht of Palmdale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Feb. 5 at a friend's home in Lancaster. They were married on Feb. 5, 1956.
Both of them were born in Finland and survived the Soviet Union air attacks in Helsinki.
They knew each other as children but fell in love when Robert revisited Finland after his family moved to Sweden.
At the time of their marriage, Ellen moved with Robert to Sweden, where their first child was born. Homesickness prompted them to move back to Finland for a short while. They then immigrated to Canada, where their second child was born.
They emigrated from Canada to the United States in 1964. They became U.S. citizens in 1969.
Ellen worked at the Bank of America
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC TYO: 8648 ) is the largest commercial bank in the United States in terms of deposits, and the largest company of its kind in the world. branch in Van Nuys as a clerk for a few years, and Robert retired from a job as a building inspector and investigator with the City of Los Angeles
They love to travel and have been all over the world, including South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
They have two children: Elizabeth Ellen Orchard of Lancaster and Anne Margaret Johnson of Bellflower. They also have four grandchildren.
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