Walter J. and Martha G. (Doak) Hiener will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary March 15, 2013. They were married March 15, 1958, in Marietta. She is the daughter of the late R. Kermit and Dorothy Gatrell Doak and he is the son of the late Walter C. and Ruth LaFaber Hiener.
They have four children: Michael (Diane) Hiener of Dorset, Ohio; the late Jane Hiener; Joy (Philip) Lane of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and Mark (Brandy) Hiener of Marietta. They also have two grandchildren: Abigail and Aaron Hiener of Marietta.
He is retired from Airolite Company and she is retired from Marietta City Schools. They have also been long time vegetable farmers.