Leo and Judith Zavacke of Bristol will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Saturday with a party for family and friends at their son’s home.
Leo and Judith Hodell met at Mr. Z’s Bar in Kenosha in 1965 and were married at St. Casimir Church in Kenosha on Aug. 3, 1968, at St. Casimir Church in Kenosha.
Leo served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1962-1967, stationed in Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He retired in 2005 after a career at IBM. Judith taught at Central High School, retiring in 2004 after 36 years of teaching, and then worked as a substitute for an additional four years.
The Zavackes, who have been residents of Bristol for 40 years, have one son, Erik (Heidi) Zavacke of Wheatland, and three granddaughters.