Ruth, originally from Washington, Ind., and Ken, originally from Vincennes, were married at St. Simons Catholic Church in Washington, Ind., by Fr. A.J. Wicke on Oct. 27, 1951.
They have two children, George (Pam) who works for IMI Concrete in Bloomfield and Darla (Bob) Bent who is employed as Family and Consumer Life Teacher at the Bloomfield School District.
They are grandparents to six children including Zackery Bent of Seattle, Wash.; Karlyn Lynch and Kaebra Justin, both of Fishers, Ind., and Corey, Emily and Lindley Gremore of Bloomfield.
Also they grandparent to seven great grandchildren Ezra, Solomon, and Casper Bent, Clara and Elias Lynch and Isaac and Lucy Justin.
Ruth was employed by Deaconess Hospital in Evansville and Crane Naval Center during her employment past. Ken is retired from the Rogers Group after 30 years of service.