ELIZABETH KOERNER was born and raised in Yankton, SD. It is a small town on the southeast corner of the state bordering with Nebraska. She is the 4th child of 8 children. As a child, she always enjoyed playing Little House on the Prairie with her older sisters.
In 2001 Elizabeth was married to David Koerner. She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and an emphasis in early childhood. A few years later she received her Master’s Degree as a Reading Specialist.
Elizabeth has now been teaching for almost a full 11 years. In her time she has taught Preschool through 8th grade. She and David are raising 3 girls ages 8, 6, and 3.
She spends much of her spare time hosting family events for her many siblings and 25 nieces and nephews.