Maire Iverson is the second child of Victor and Leoma Iverson. She met Rodney Waite, the twelfth child of Herbert and Mable Waite in Bunkerville, Nevada.
They were were married in St. George, Utah on August 3, 1938. They lived in Bunkerville and Las Vegas, Nevada then moved to Homedale, Idaho. They spent the rest of their lives in the Homedale area. They are the parents of six children, Laron, Gary, Rick, Pat, Mark and Julie.
Rodney died 25 November 1984 in Boise, Idaho and Marie died 1 March 2007 in Brigham City, Utah. Both are buried in the Homedale-Marsing cemetery.