Marriage Date: October 14, 1980 Location: Pope County, Minnesota
3 daughters: Rebecca (David Branch), Jo (Derron Jones), and Jacqueline Couillard; and six grandchildren: Matthew, Joseph, Noah, Eliana Branch and Anna and Britta Jones.
Ivy attended the University of Minnesota and received her AA Degree. Ivy later returned to school and received her LPN license. Ivy was a lifelong member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church where she was baptized and confirmed. Her favorite past-times included reading, following the Vikings and Gopher football teams, and attending her Womens' Group.