John J Ruhlman IV (July 30, 1941 - August 9, 2018)

John J Ruhlman IV, Pastor, Teacher, Prime West owner and lover of Camp Gilead and missions went to be with his Savior on August 9, 2018, from Mount Vernon, WA. John’s wife, Nancy, attended Camp Gilead every year from 1948 to 1959 as did their three kids Sheryl Ruhlman Rasmussen, John Ruhlman V, and Bob Ruhlman and 6 granddaughters, Ellie Rasmussen, Emma Rasmussen, Annie Rasmussen, Kate Ruhlman, Sophie Ruhlman and Audrey Ruhlman. John’s in-laws, Bob and Ruth Mehner, also worked many years as volunteers for the camp and are buried nearby in Carnation, WA. For many years they brought their whole family to Family Camp at Gilead. The camp had a huge effect spiritually on all their lives!

Matthew Moyer