Peggy and Stan Nielsen
Monday , September 17, 2012 - 10:42 AM
Stan and Peggy Nielsen of South Ogden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family weekend gathering and a dinner celebration at their second home in St. George. They were married on Sept. 14, 1962, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Logan Temple.
He was born in Hyrum and attended Utah State University, where he met his wife. He graduated with a degree in engineering and received a Master of Business Administration degree. He was employed by Amalgamated Sugar, Jet Way, Ogden city, Pineview Water and as the South Ogden city manager. He retired from the Utah Department of Transportation. He keeps busy with his hobbies and enjoys helping his children with their homes and projects.
She was raised in Tremonton. She attended USU and earned a degree as a registered nurse from Weber State College. She enjoyed being a homemaker, raising their six children. She taught her daughters cooking, sewing, canning and gardening. When their children were older, she returned to nursing, working at McKay-Dee Hospital in the newborn nursery and retired as the director of Weber County School Nurses. She was awarded Utah School Nurse of the Year before her retirement. She has many hobbies and keeps busy.
Both served in many callings of the LDS Church. He was bishop of the Ogden 60th LDS Ward. He and his wife served a two-year mission to the Heber Valley Girls Camp.
Their children and spouses are Debbie and Ty Campbell, Mike and Natasha Nielsen, Kirk and Dani Nielsen, Natalie and Jeff Kofford, Melanie and Scott Lee, and Kristen and Jack Marberger. They have 15 grandchildren.