Thursday, February 2011
We are proud to celebrate this profile of the grandparents
of our very own Erin Guiterrez, Assistant Manager in the business office.
Reinald and Betty Werrenrath, holding their wedding photograph.
The Evanston couple have been married for 73 years.
Front Cover article for the Evanston-Review / February 8, 2011
Had online computer dating services been around in those days, Reinald and Betty Werrenrath might never have been deemed a match. After all, offered Betty during an interview at their Westminster Place retirement community in northwest Evanston, “we came from such different backgrounds. His father was a celebrity singer and I was a small-town minister’s daughter. He came from the city; I came from a town.”
If opposites attract, then, this Valentine’s Day, the Werrenrath’s union ought to be exhibit No. 1. The couple have been married 73 years and have been together 77 years, if you count when they first met at a Wells College dance in upstate New York in 1933…. (click for more)