BLOOMINGTON — Mike and Pat Nelson are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.
Mike Nelson and Pat Cox were married Jan. 28, 1978, at Holy Trinity Church, Bloomington. Their attendants were Cathy Martin and Brian Hill.
They are the parents of Christy (Doug) Builta, Normal; Mike (Maggie) Nelson, Bloomington; and Tony (Ashleigh) Nelson, Glenview. They have eight grandchildren.
He retired in 2015 from the State Farm Insurance systems department. She retired in 2013 from Jewel Food Store.
They enjoy spending time with kids and grandkids, golfing and traveling.