Leon and Laraine Nielson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married August 30, 1968 in the Salt Lake Temple.
Leon and Laraine met while attending South High. They have five children, Leslee (Mark) Kitchen, Scott (Amy), Brad (Ruthann), Jennifer (Bruce) Holt, and Natalie (Dustin) Holmes. They have 22 grandchildren and one great-grandchild due in October.
They have lived in Centerville for most of their married life. They enjoy traveling, the Utah Jazz and spending time with their family.