Harold and Joan Cusick of Mesa, AZ, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in Sacramento, CA, this week surrounded by their five children, 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Joan Marie O'Connor and Harold Ladieu Cusick were married Oct. 14, 1944 at the Garryowen Catholic Church. Harold returned from three years of war in the Pacific and Joan worked as a team leader installing electronics on B-25 warplanes in Kansas City, MO. This "Rosie the Riveter" celebrated with a flight on a B-25 made from the same plant where she worked.
Harold and Joan farmed and raised their family east of Vermillion until retiring to Mesa, AZ in the 80s. Their hobbies are golf, china painting, jewelry making, traveling, playing cards and watching their grandchildren and great-grandchildren grow.
Best wishes can be mailed to them at their address: Harold and Joan Cusick, 7633 East Pueblo Ave., Mesa, AZ 85203.