Nielsens celebrating 50 years of marriage
Married in 1961, the two met when Robert was in California while serving in the U.S. Navy. They have lived in Palm Dessert, CA, and currently live at Houghton Lake.
They have three sons, Robert Nielsen of Spokane, WA, and Fred and his wife Diane Nielsen and Dan Nielsen, both of Houghton Lake. They also have five grandchildren, Krystle Nielsen of Washington, Corey Nielsen of Auburn, Keegan Nielsen of Munger, Wendy Nielsen of Mt. Pleasant and Shauni Nielsen of Houghton Lake.
The Nielsens are planning a party in July.
Mrs. Nielsen is retired from the Hub Market and Mr. Nielsen is retired from Houghton Lake Concrete and Lee’s Auto Parts.