McGinley 60th wedding anniversary | Announcements

Joan and Robert McGinley of Kenosha celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on January 27th. A family outing is planned for spring to mark the occasion.

Bob McGinley met Joan Slazes at the courthouse where Bob was employed. Joan was a legal secretary who traveled there frequently. Bob says, “We met on the courthouse steps and the rest is history.”

They were married on January 27, 1962 at St. Peter Church in Kenosha.

The couple have three children: Kathleen (Tim) Carney of Kenosha; Patricia (John) Dolnik, of Pleasant Prairie; and Mary (Mark) Albrecht of Brookfield. They have nine grandchildren.

Bob worked for Kenosha County, Kenosha Abstract and Title Company and retired from the Kenosha County Assessor’s Office in 1995. Joan worked for the Hammond & Tennessen Law Firm, Equitable Life Assurance Society and retired from the Kenosha County Veterans Service Office in 1995.

Bob served in the US Army from 1954 to 1957 and was assigned to the Army Security Agency based in Germany.

They are members of St. Peter Church and fans of the Packers, Badgers, Cubs and Brewers.

Her advice for a successful and lasting relationship? “Our faith, loving family and good friends have all contributed to our successful and enduring relationship.”

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