Majorie (Marj) and Carlton Peterson of West Allis celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married June 15, 1946 in Eau Claire, Marj's hometown.
For many years, they owned and operated the ACCO Beer & Liquor Store on the corner of 91st street and Greenfield Avenue until Carl became West Allis City Assessor from 1968 to 1988. While President of Western Days, Carl appeared in the yearly parade, sometimes on horseback. Marj hosted college foreign exchange students in their home.
Both Marj and Carlton are active parish members of St. Aloysius Church in West Allis, where their three children attended school. The couple's children are Bob (Marrianne), Jim (Debby) and Phyllis (Jim). The couple has nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.