Mr. and Mrs. James Strzempka
Mr. and Mrs. James Strzempka of Silver Creek celebrated heir 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 8, 2020, quietly with daughter Rebecca and her family.
James and the former Paulette Schmidt were married in San Diego, Calif, on Aug. 8, 1970, where Jim re-enlisted in the U.S. Navy. They returned to this area in 1975. Jim worked for power companies (Niagara Mohawk/NRG) for 38 years, retiring as electrical maintenance supervisor in the Dunkirk Steam Station. Paulette, a graduate of Fredonia State University, was an elementary school teacher in Silver Creek, retiring in 2008.
They have three children: Rebecca (Paul) Setera of Hamburg, James (Nikki) Strzempka of Eagle River, Ala., and Erik (Emily) Strzempka of Norfolk, Va. They also have six grandchildren.