Note: B I R T H Transcript of Original Certificate of Birth State of Illinois, Department of Public Health Address of Birth: 51 Quincy Street, Riverside, Cook County, Illinois Full Name of Child: Robert Carl Westphal Sex of Child: Male Twin, Triplet or Other: Single Legitimate: Yes Date of Birth: July 18, 1925 Full Name of Father: Roy Westphal Residence: Riverside, Illinois Color: White Age at Last Birthday: 35 years Birthplace: St. Paul, Minnesota Occupation: Cafetier Full Maiden Name of Mother: Anna Frickenhaus Residence: Riverside, Illinois Color: White Age at Last Birthday: 30 years Birthplace: Hillscheid, Germany Occupation: Blank Number of Children of This Mother: 4 living, 0 dead, 0 stillborn What Treatment was Given to Childs Eyes at Birth? Silver Nitrate Certificate of Attending Physician Child was born alive at 2:30 a.m. on date shown above. Signed: George W. Good, MD Address: 3201 Ridgeland, Berwyn, Illinois Telephone: Berwyn 554 Date Signed: July 26, 1925 Filed: 7-27-1925 C E N S U S 1930 US Census Keystone Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Rory Westfahal------Head--W--M--40--M--MN--IL--MD--Electrician Anna Westfahal------Wife--W--F--35--M--GER--GER--GER--Emig. 1904 Dorothy Westfahal------Dau--W--F--9--S--IL--MN--GER Roy Westfahal------Son--W--M--7--S--IL--MN--GER Walter E. Westfahal------Son--W--M--7--S--IL--MN--GER Robert C. Westfahal------Son--W--M--4--S--IL--MN--GER Frank Westfahal------Son--W--M--3--S--IL--MN--GER John J. Westfahal------Son--W--M--2--S--IL--MN--GER Edward C. Westfahal------Son--W--M--0--S--IL--MN--GER 1940 US Census 109 Walnut Street, Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin Roy Westphal------Head--W--M--49--M--MN--Proprietor, Tavern Anna Westphal------Wife--W--F--45--M--GER Dorothy Westphal------Dau--W--F--19--S--IL Roy Westphal, Jr.------Son--W--M--17--S--IL Walter Westphal------Son--W--M--16--S--IL Robert Westphal------Son--W--M--15--S--IL Frank Westphal------Son--W--M--13--S--IN John Westphal------Son--W--M--12--S--IN Edward Westphal------Son--W--M--9--S--IL George Westphal------Son--W--M--8--S--WI 1954 San Jose, California, City Directory Robert C. Westphal--(Martha)--res: 869 S. 9th Street 1956 San Jose, California, City Directory Robert C. Westphal--(Martha M.)--Fremont Glass Co.--res: 11967 Flagler 1964 Pleasanton, California, Directory Robert Westphal--Owner, Pleasanton Glass Co.--846-2628--res: 4106 Nevis St.--846-2387 M I L I T A R Y US Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 Name: Robert Wastphal Gender: Male Birth Date: 18 Jul 1925 Death Date: 6 Mar 2009 Branch 1: NAVY Enlistment Date 1: 13 Dec 1943 Release Date 1: 19 Jan 1946 P U B L I C A T I O N S WOMAN SERIOUSLY HURT IN CRASH OF AUTOMOBILES Mrs. Otto Gerson, 72, 1062 West King Street, is being treated at the WInona General Hospital for multiple injuries sustained Monday when an automobile in which she was a passenger and which her husband was driving was involved in a collision. Possible rib and wrist fractures, a bruised knee, a fractured upper jaw and facial lacerations, including a severe cut on the upper lip, are her injuries. The accident occurred at 6:50 p.m. at West Broadway and South Baker Street and involved automobiles driven by Robert C. Westphal, West End Modern Cabins, and Mr. Gerson. Westphal, 22, was treated at the hospital for a cut right wrist. Mr. Gerson, who told police that he had not stopped for the stop sign, was not injured. Westphal had been driving west on Broadway and Gerson north on South Baker Street. (Source: Winona Republican-Herald, December 3, 1946, Page 3) (Advertisement) ROOFING & REPAIR WORK Experienced Applicators Free Estimates No Obligations Dial 5879 for appointment R.C. Westphal 1610-1/2 West Fifth Street NEWLY-WED COUPLE VISITING HERE Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Westphal, who were married at Baaboo, Wis., Saturday, are visiting the latter's mother, Mrs. Vinson Rice, 253 Olmsted Street. Mrs. Westphal was formerly Miss Martha Drugan. Mr. Westphal is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Westphal, Baraboo. The couple will leave Monday for Long Beach, Calif., where they will make their home. The bride was graduated from the Winona Senior High School in 1941 and attended the Winona Business College. She was formerly employed by the Office of Price Administration at Baraboo. Mr. Westphal is with Gamble Stores and is being transferred from Baraboo to Long Beach. Source: Winona Republican Herald, Winona, Minnesota, 24 Sep 1943, page 4 VISITING HERE Mrs. William Petrasek and daughter Linda Lee, Mrs. Willard Miller and daughter Cheryl and Mrs. Robert Westphal and her husband, a Seaman 1st Class who is on leave, are visiting the women's mother, Mrs. Vinson Rice, 253 Olmsted Street. Seaman and Mrs. Westphal will visit his parents at Baraboo, Wis., during his leave. Source: Winona Republican Herald, Winona, Minnesota, 16 May 1944, page 2 ONE SLIGHTLY HURT IN TWO CAR CRASH One person was injured in a two-car collision at West Broadway and Huff Street Thursday night. Robert Westphal, 1603 W. 5th St., told police that he had stopped for a light on Broadway at 10 p.m. Thursday when a car driven by Joan Schneider, 812 W. Broadway, ran into the rear of his car. Miss Margaret Lightfoot, 1603 W. 5th St., a passenger in the Westphal car, complained of a back injury as a result of the mishap. Westphal estimated damage to his car at $150. Source: Winona Republican Herald, Winona, Minnesota, 19 Jul 1952, page 3 CALIFORNIA GUESTS Mr. and Mrs. Robert Westphal, San Jose, Calif., are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vinson Rice, 1603 W. 5th St. Mrs. Westphal is the former Miss Martha Drugan. Source: Winona Daily News, Winona, Minnesota, 6 May 1955, page 9 VOICE OF THE OUTDOORS Fish of the Week -- Sponsored by the Hurry-Back and Sportsman's Tavern ...Other good fish enetered were a largemouth, weighing four pounds and eight ounces, caught by Robert Westphal, 1603 W. 5th St., and a two pound, five ounce crappie by Mary Jo Kohler, 362 Johnson St. There were no walleyes over five pounds. Source: Winona Daily News, Winona, Minnesota, 10 May 1955, page 7 M E D I C A L Dark Brown Hair / Hazel Eyes Died of Alzheimer's Disease D E A T H Note: Died peacefully at home, March 5, 2009, 11:35 pm, in the arms of his son, Robert Jr. Death wasn't officially pronounced until March 6, 2009 (by Hospice nurse) Social Security Death Index Name: Robert Carl Westphal Last Residence: 95350 Modesto, Stanislaus, California, USA Born: 18 Jul 1925 Died: 6 Mar 2009 State issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951) Soc. Sec. No: 397-12-9368 O B I T U A R Y ROBERT CARL WESTPHAL July 18, 1925 to March 5, 2009 Robert Carl "Bob" Westphal, Sr., beloved busband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully at his home in Modesto, CA at age 83. Bob was born in Riverside, IL to parents Emil and Anna Westphal, and spent his childhood years in Chicago and Baraboo, WI. He was married September 18, 1943 to Martha Drugan, who preceded him in death May 28, 2008. He is survived by his two sons, Robert Jr. (Donna) Westphal and Daniel (Kim) Westphal both of Modesto. During WWII, Bob served in the US Navy Amphibious Forces and was a member of the UDT (Underwater Demolition Teams). He was in combat at Guadalcanal, Tulagi, Guam, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. He and his family were long-time residents of Pleasanton, CA prior to moving to Modesto in 1977. Bob spent 40 years in the glass business until retiring in 1990. Bob dedicated his life to his family, and cherished family gatherings and holidays. He had a wonderful sense of humor, was warm and generous, and always maintained an unparalleled positive attitude. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. In his younger years, he was an accomplished boxer. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, gardening and rock-hounding. Bob was predeceased by his parents, Emil and Anna (Frickenhaus) Westphal; siblings Dorothy (Jerry) Chaplin; Roy (Ethel) Westphal; Walter (Shirley) Westphal; Frank (Josephine) Westphal and Edward (Bonnie) Westphal. He is survived by two brothers, John (Noreen) Westphal, Clear Lake, CA, and George (Joyce) Westphal, Bellingham, WA; Granddaughter Kellie (Chris) Tindle and great-grandchildren Amaya and Joshua, Modesto, CA; grandson Adam Westphal, USCG currently deployed in the Middle East; Over 50 nieces and nephews, along with many cousins in both the USA and Germany. The family would like to thank the caregivers, Dana and Apryl, who have tirelessly and lovingly cared for dad over the past ten months. They have truly been his guardian angels. Special thanks to Theresa and Dr. Paula at Hospice who were a God-send in every manner. Private funeral services will be held Friday, 3-13-09, 10:00 a.m. at the Eaton Family Funeral Home, Modesto, CA. Burial will follow at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Gustine, CA, with full military honors. B U R I A L US Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Name: Robert C. Westphal Birth Date: 18 Jul 1925 Death Date: 6 Mar 2009 Cemetery: San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery Burial Place: Santa Nella Village, Merced County, California
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