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Ruth Elissa Bourlier (née Wissmann) (born August 16, 1983) is the second child and secind daughter of Loren Wissmann and Gloria Wissmann.

She is the sister of Rachel Busenitz, Josiah Wissmann, Bethany Beasley, Andrew Wissmann, Elizabeth Wissmann, Matthias Wissmann, Stephen Wissmann, Hannah Wissmann, Susanna Wissmann, Alaythia Wissmann, Nathanael Wissmann and Charissa Wissmann.

She is the wife of Ryan Bourlier and the mother of their children, Lee, Jerit, Judah and Kaleb.

Early life

Ruth Elissa Wissmann was born on August 16, 1983, to Loren and Gloria Wissmann. She was the couple's second child and they went on to have eleven more children after her.

Personal life

She married Ryan James Bourlier on July 30, 2016.


Ruth and Ryan have four children.

Their first son, Lee James, was born on June 21, 2017.

Their second son, Jerit Daniel, was born on October 3, 2018.

Their third son, Judah Loren, was born on November 28, 2019.

Their fourth son, Kaleb Terry, was born on July 3, 2021.