Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur L. Nelson of Princeton will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday.
Wilbur Nelson and the former Virginia Swan were married July 17, 1949, in the Hampshire Colony Congregational Church in Princeton. A family dinner will be hosted by their son, Bill (Lina) Nelson, and daughters, Beckie (Dave) Dunshee, Beth (Rick) Peacock, Barb (Bob) Maubach and Bonnie Nelson. They also have eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Wilbur is retired from Advanced Asphalt Co. and Virginia is retired from Greenfield in Princeton. The couple enjoys the warmer weather of Fountain Hills, Ariz., during the winter months.