Ruben J. Knodel
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Ruben Joseph Knodel was born November 6, 1924 in Lind, Washington to Emma and Gustave Knodel. He grew up on the family farm 8 miles east of Lind. He went to school in Ralston, Washington in his early years and then graduated from Lind High School in 1942. He loved fishing for catfish, perch, and trout with his parents in the various lakes in eastern Washington.
He married the love of his life, Rubye Dittus in 1951 in Hebron, North Dakota. They moved into their home on the family farm in Lind, Washington. They were blessed with three children, Cynthia, Jerry and Nancy.
As a family they...