16, 1944 Gene and Esther Gift were married in Battle Creek, MI, at a small ceremony of family and friends.
On July 19, 2014 a large reception was held at The Centre on Main to celebrate their 70 years of marriage. The reception was attended by family and friends from near and far.
Gene and Esther have made Grayson County their home since 2004 and are members of the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Volunteers.
Gene and Esther have three adorable children, two sons and one daughter; seven exceptional grandchildren; and nine extremely exceptional great-grandchildren.