Chris is the son of David and Reldine Ruskamp of Sergeant Bluff. Chris is a 1998 graduate of Sergeant Bluff-Luton high school. After serving four years in the Marine Corps, is now working towards his business degree from Bellevue University. Chris is currently employed at Gateway.
The couple is planning an August 5, 2006 wedding at Maryhill Visitation church in rural Cherokee.