Gene and Yvette Nelson -- 60 years

Saturday, March 12, 2011

The family of Gene and Yvette Nelson are honoring the couple's 60th wedding anniversary with an open reception on Saturday, March 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Community Building, Mapleton, Kan.

The Nelsons were married March 20, 1951, in Bentonville, Ark. Their family includes: daughter, Richette Shireman and husband Doug Shireman of Walnut, Kan., daughter Sandy Haas and husband Ron Haas of Bessemer, Ala., and son Rod Nelson and wife Bev Nelson, of Fort Scott, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Cards of congratulations will reach the couple at 886 Unity Road, Uniontown, KS 66779.