Halsteads married 60 years

By on July 26, 2017

Dr. Chester and Barbara (Poe) Halstead, Lititz, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 22, 1957, at Livonia Baptist Church in Livonia, Mich.

Chester retired as pastor of Colerain Baptist Church after 21 years of service. Prior to his service at Colerain Baptist Church, he served as dean of students at Lancaster Bible College from 1974-1983.

Barbara worked in the insurance industry for 31 years. She retired from Murray Insurance after 21 years of service.

Chester and Barbara are active at Grace Church of Lititz, where Chester continues to teach an adult Sunday school class.

They have three children: Patricia, Edward, and Brenda. They all live with their families in Manheim. They also have seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Great-grandchild number five is expected in September.

Barbara and Chester celebrated the milestone with family and friends at Enck’s Banquet Center in Manheim.

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