Gary and Mary Ellen Liniger of Troy, IL celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 29, 2013 with family and friends at Ravanellis in Collinsville.
Gary and the former Mary Ellen Harrigan were married on June 29, 1963 at First Baptist Church in Troy, IL by Rev. Robert Pulcher.
Gary is retired from Labor Hall Local #44 as a foreman.
Mary Ellen is retired from Walmart as a Fabric Dept. Manager.
They have 4 children: Matthew Liniger of Troy, IL; Mark (Veronica) Liniger of Granite City, IL; MaryPat Liniger of Kinston, NC and the late Michael Liniger.
They have 5 grandchildren: Joshua Richardson, Brooke Richardson, Makayla Liniger, Catelynn Liniger, and Joey Kissane.