Gene and Carolyn (Baublits) of Canon City, were married August 31, 1958, at the United Methodist Church in Las Animas. They started their married life in Eads.
Gene retired from 35 years of service in the United States Department of Agriculture (ASCS) after working in Las Animas, Eads, Holyoke, and Canon City. Gene also served 23 years in the Colorado Army National Guard.
In Eads, Carolyn worked for the Superintendent of Eads Schools, Lovett's Triangle Clothiers and John Deer.