Dirks Family

History and Genealogy

Bryan and Karen Ihnen

Hello, From the great state of Iowa. Wondering who I am. Well, I am Ray Ihnen's daughter-in law. I am married to Bryan the second oldest of Ray and Mary's bunch My name is Karen.

We have 3 children. The oldest is Tiffany age 20, Going to Mercy School of Nursing. Very independent. The 2nd one is Nathan age 18 a Senior at Saydel High School. Plays football, baseball, lifts weights. Enlisted in the Marines. Will ship out on Aug 5th. Will spend 13 weeks at Camp Pendelton. The program is called a delayed entry program. This counts toward his 4 years. Scary for mom. But getting use to the idea.

The last of my 3 is my very out going one. His name is Zebadiah age 15. No small fry, 5'11" and 240. Loves baseball ,football, Wrestling. Loves to make us laugh. Both boys stay busy with Scouts sports and family activities. My daughter works full time while attending school. always on the go. What do I do? I have drove a School Bus for the last 10 years and work as a Teachers Associate.

Bryan is a CPA. Been with the same firm for the last 10 years. I have really enjoyed reading the Dirks News letter. Mary got me started and I have just been putting it off to write to you.