The Nelsons were married on Nov. 20, 1961 in Greencastle.
Gerald is retired from Kennedy Tank and Bev is retired from the Double Decker.
They have four children, Candie Nelson, Nancy (Curt) Wilderman, Cristie (Greg) Heberle and Susan (Steve) Clark. They have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
All friends and family are invited to attend. Cards are welcome, but no gifts please.