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John Joseph Westrich, 88, of Rockwall passed away Sept. 2, 2013.  
He was born June 30, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., to John William and Lillian (Wurm) Westrich. John graduated from Northwestern University and earned his Certificate in Accounting from Wharton School of Finance. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. John worked for the United States Government Department of Labor as an auditor and was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall.
He is survived by his loving wife, Nadene (Hultgren) Westrich of Rockwall; a son, John Raymond Westrich and wife Julie of Rockwall; daughter Carol Hagan and husband Don of Gladstone, Mo.; grandchildren Ben, Katie and Elizabeth Hagan and Alex, Anne Marie and Allison Westrich; a brother, Roy Westrich; brother-in-law Bill Miller; niece Sharon Potacki and husband Mike; and other loving family members.  
John was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Dolores and Evelyn.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Sept. 11, 2013, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 1305 Damascus Rd., Rockwall, with Rev. George Monaghan officiating. A graveside service will be held that afternoon at 2 p.m. at Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75211.
Resthaven Funeral Home-Rockwall chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and www.heraldbanner.com.
Published on  September 5, 2013
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