Former Mount Gilead Fire Chief, wife celebrating 50 years of marriage

Don and Carolyn Staiger are celebrating 50 years of marriage this summer.

The Staigers were married June 19, 1966 at the First Baptist Church in Mount Gilead.

Don was a firefighter for 46 years and also worked at HPM. He served as the fire chief for the village for 20 years, retiring in 2012. Carolyn worked at people’s bank which is now Chase. She also worked as a church secretary and a Mary Kay consultant, also retiring in 2012.

They have two children Brad and Kim and one grandchild.