Freddie and Charlotte Bear Carlisle
Freddie and Charlotte Bear Carlisle
Freddie and Charlotte Bear Carlisle of Madison will celebrate their 50th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. The couple married Aug. 10, 1963 in Deputy.

Mr. Carlisle was co-owner of C and B Construction, retiring in Jan. 2000. He is a member of the Moose Lodge and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary. Mrs. Carlisle is retired from King's Daughters' Hospital. She is also a member of Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion Auxiliary.

They have 10 children, Eddie Carlisle, Dwight Carlisle and wife Cindi, Norma Carlisle, Diane Hamm, Kimberly Finney, Linda Massie and husband Kenny, Don Hyden and wife Kathy, and Brenda Adams and husband Eddie, all of Madison, and the late Charles William "Chuck" Hyden and Gorman Carlisle. They also have 24 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.