Gerald and Jane Schwan are celebrating 4o years of marriage. They were married on July 13, 1968 in Columbus, Indiana. They started their married lives together in Illinois, where their children, Kurt, Amanda and Brad were all born. In 1983 Gerald and Jane moved their family to Westlake Village, Ca., they remained there for nine years and made many life time friends. They moved to Bellingham, Wa. in 1993. Gerald retired after thirty years with ARCO, in 1999. He continues to do part time contract work for BP. Jane started her career as a teacher, once their chidren were born, she became a full time mom. The couple have five grandaughters and two grandsons.