They have three children – Chuck Maier, Chad Maier and Megan (Michael) Hamilton – and four grandchildren.
On their 20th anniversary, they renewed their vows, then celebrated in Hawaii, where they returned for their 25th anniversary. For their 40th anniversary, a surprise celebration was held at daughter Megan’s home with their immediate family.
In their own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: Orangeburg High School.
Q: What was your favorite part of your wedding day?
A: Marrying the love of my life.
Q: Tell us about a favorite moment in your marriage.
A: The three moments our children were born would have to be our most special.