Ryan grew up in Willmar and is a 2008 graduate of Willmar Senior High, a 2010 graduate of Ridgewater Community College and a 2013 graduate of the University of Minnesota.
He joined Harvey Anderson and Johnson Funeral Homes as a director in 2014 and primarily serve families from Willmar, Clara City and Kerkhoven but will assist as needed with the Johnson Funeral Homes. While in college, he worked as a Directors Assistant at Harvey Anderson and Johnson Funeral Home and also at Morris Nilsen Chapel in Richfield, MN.
Ryan is married to Kristi (Elkjer), who works at Life Science Innovations, and they live in Willmar with their son, Landon. They are a members of Refuge Church, where her family has gone for many years. He is a member of the Next organization in Willmar and also is an ambassador for the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and West Central Ducks Unlimited.
In my spare time, I enjoy football, basketball, golf, hunting and spending time with my family.