Home Church: Peace Lutheran Church, North Mankato, MN (ELS)
Branch: US Army
Information: Stephanie joined the Army fresh out of High School in 1974. She did her basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama and her AIT at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. She reported to her duty station in Fort Lewis, Washington, assigned to the 709th Maintenance Battalion as their Company Clerk. While she served there most of her time was spent in the field at the Yakima Training Center. It was during this time she met and married her husband Lawrence Wentzlaff who was also part of the 709th. When Stephanie’s time was up at Fort Lewis, she became a civilian and followed her husband all over the world with their three sons (one of which is a navy veteran). Currently Stephanie is a Preschool Teacher at their home church and the LMSG Communications Director.