Alfred (Al) (Cuffy) and Opal Nelson were married on November 22, 1947, in Spring Grove, Minnesota.
They are blessed with two sons: Don (Denise) Nelson of Lanesboro and Montgomery, Texas, and Dan (Deborah) Nelson of Rochester. They have four grandchildren: Jason Nelson, Gilbert of Arizona, Heather (Scott) Berg of Plymouth, Minnesota, Nichole (Rob) Easthouse of Rochester, and Michelle (Jason) Manning of Jacksonville, Florida. They also have seven great-grandchildren: Collin Nelson, Kendall and Hunter Berg, Logan, Landon and Bennett Easthouse, and Hailey Manning, two step-grandchildren: Noel (Angela) Karl of Eden Prairie, and Marisa Lavallee of California. They have four step-great-grandchildren: Lauren and Gavin Karl, Maxon and Lenox Lavallee.
They will be celebrating this special occasion with family.