Ben, Richard & Brad
Richard and Kathy were blessed with 3 children. Rebecca, Ben and Renae.
Renae is currently a Junior at North Dakota State University.
Rebecca is currently a Project Leader at Tyson Corporate Offices in Dakota Dunes, SD. Rebecca received her Masters degree in Meat Science from Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX. She then completed her PhD in Meat Science at Colorado State University, while simultaneously becoming a Registered Dietitian. Her husband, Alex Acheson is also a Kansas State University graduate, Kansas native and is a Livestock Field Representative with Lee Agri-Media.
Our 1st Grandchild, Cooper was born May 14 and Cooper really enjoys his visits with Grandpa and Babi (Kathy's Bohemian name for Grandma)
Ben is a Kansas State University graduate in Animal Science. After graduation, we welcomed him home to continue on the ranch with us. His wife Natalie, from Mandan, is also a Kansas State University graduate in Animal Science. Natalie works for Boehringer Ingelheim as the Cattle Territory Manager
Ben and Natalie's son, Bentley Richard was born December 14 and Bentley is looking a lot like Ben did at that early age. Richard and Kathy were pretty excited to become grandparents twice in 7 months.
Brad and Nita have 2 sons. Lane who is a Junior at Mandan High School and Cody is an 8th Grader at Mandan Middle School.