David and Janice Nelson celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Staff reports

David and Janice Nelson of Matherville, will be honored at an open house hosted by their children and grandchildren to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at St. Anthony’s Church in Matherville from 1-4 p.m. All are welcomed to join in this celebration but no gifts or cards please—- in lieu, consider bringing a non-perishable food item for the food pantry.

Janice Villhauer of Oxford, Iowa and David Nelson of Matherville were married at St. Mary’s Church in Oxford on Nov. 28, 1959. The couple’s children and spouses are Mark of Davenport, Iowa, Theresa, Westfield, Ind., Roger (Kelly Benedict) Westfield, Ind., Daniel (Katy Kochendorfer), Rockford, Mich., Laura, West Newton, Ma. They have 10 grandchildren, Spenser and Aubrey Nelson, Chris Deporter, Philip, Sarah and Charlotte, Adeline, Danny, Thomas and Caroline Nelson.