I, Ruth Viola (Lenz) Kerbel, was born on October, 29th, 1924, in Park City, Montana to George and Ida Lenz. My family moved to Sheridan, Wyoming, in 1929 when I was five years old. My journey in The Missouri Synod Lutheran Church began with my baptism on November, 27th, 1924. It continued with my confirmation on April, 10th, 1938. On August 23rd, 1942, I married the love of my life, Bill Kerbel.