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Record #: R2016-306   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 5/18/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/18/2016
Title: Congratulations extended to Larry and Sandy Strzechowski on 50th anniversary
Sponsors: Villegas, Gilbert
Attachments: 1. R2016-306.pdf




WHEREAS, Larry and Sandy Strzechowski will be celebrating their 50 wedding anniversary next month; and

WHEREAS, this esteemed body has been informed of this noteworthy milestone by the Honorable Gilbert Villegas, Alderman of the 36th Ward; and

WHEREAS, both Larry Strzechowski and Sandy were born on the South Side of Chicago in 1944; and

WHEREAS, the couple met while attending high school in Chicago. Larry was a student at St. Rita High School while Sandy was a student at Lourdes High School. They met at the Lourdes' prom; and

WHEREAS, their first wedding date had to be rescheduled since Larry was deployed as a Marine to Vietnam. The couple was able to get married on June 19, 1966 at St. John of God Church in Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Larry honorably served his country and after leaving the military in 1970 he joined the Chicago Police Department. After more than thirty years of distinguished service he retired in 2001; and

WHEREAS, these Northwest Side residents enjoy all that the City of Chicago has to offer including Lou Malnati's pizza, St. Pascal Church and the Chicago White Sox, and are active participants in the community; and

WHEREAS, the couple are wonderful parents to their children Cheryl, Becky and Larry. The Strzechowskis are also the extremely proud grandparents of Amelia, Seth, Murial and Clara; now, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED, that we, the Mayor and the members of the City Council of the City of Chicago, gathered here this 18th day of May, 2016, hereby congratulate Larry and Sandy Strzechowski on their 50th wedding anniversary and wish them many more years of happiness and fulfillment; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a suitable copies of this resolution be presented to Larry and Sandy Strzechowski to commemorate this milestone.


Gilbert Villegas

Alderman, 36tn Ward

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