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Celebrations

Torri-Nelson

Mr. and Mrs. Derek (Trisha) Nelson
Mr. and Mrs. Derek (Trisha) Nelson

Trisha Torri and Derek Nelson were united in marriage Nov. 3 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church by the Rev. Robert Spilman.

Parents of the couple are Francis and Gerry Torri of DePue, and Barry and Kathy Nelson of Alpha.

Stacey Perez was the maid of honor and Lindy Engle was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Michelle Bumber, Ahylssa Pinter, Christie Seagren and Michelle Parker. Danica Nelson was the flower girl.

Groomsmen were Dustin Nelson, Brock Pinter, Erik Colburn and Wes Parker. Ushers were Joseph Perez, Michael Perez, Justin Anderson and Tad Nelson. Blaize Nelson was the ring bearer.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of St. Bede Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree in law enforcement and justice administration from Western Illinois University and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois. She is employed as a mental health therapist at Crosspoint Human Services in Danville.

The groom is a 2002 graduate of Alwood High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in construction management from Western Illinois University. He is the safety coordinator for Dupont Pioneer in St. Joseph.

The couple honeymooned at Playa del Carmen and will reside in Champaign.

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