Samuel (Sam) and Catherine (Cathy) were married on August 13, 2011. Sam was born in Brookfield, Wisconsin and raised in Slinger, WI. Cathy was born in Oshkosh, WI and raised in Davenport, IA, Fairchance, PA, and finally Austin, MN. Cathy attended Concordia University Mequon, majoring in Biology.Sam attended Michigan Technological University, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. They met in Milwaukee while swing dancing with a group of mutual friends. Before coming to seminary, their daughter Annalise (Anna) was born on May 14, 2014. A few years later, Paul was born on January 5, 2016. Cathy and Sam enjoy being outdoors, especially hiking,camping, and playing in the snow. They also brew their own beer. Cathy plays music (piano and trumpet) and also enjoys photography. Sam likes carpentry projects and the smell of his freshly-cut grass.