Originally Published: May 20, 2015 6 a.m.
Jane (Von Gausig) Orr and Jack Orr, of Prescott, Arizona, were married on May 8, 1965 in Prescott.
They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 8. The couple, both graduates of Prescott High School, met while attending NAU, then, Arizona State College and were married in Prescott in 1965. Jack, who was a math teacher for over 30 years, taught at NAU, Prescott High School, ERAU and Yavapai College while also coaching high school sports. For 35 summers Jack worked on the Prescott National Forest as a fire employee, with 25 of those years at the Prescott Tanker Base. Jane was CEO of Yavapai Federal Credit Union from 1969 through 2001. The couple raised three daughters, Melissa Caraker (Craig,) and Molly Littrell of Prescott, and Amy Lewis of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They have four granddaughters, a stepgranddaughter and three step great-granddaughters.