Birthdate: July 24

Birthplace: Decatur, IN

City of residence prior to Towne House: Fort Wayne, IN

Education: Bachelor’s in Nursing from Purdue University and St. Francis

Profession/Employment: Nursing for 20 years at Caylor-Nickel Clinic in Bluffton, Decatur
Hospital, Parkview Hospital, and Whitley County Hospital.

Church Affiliation: Promise Lutheran

Special Interests: Church work, reading, ball room dancing, and decorating.

Family and important people: I have my husband Robert (deceased), six children including Robin, J.C., Jeff, Karen, Kristine, and Joseph, 12 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. My brother, Larry, and my friends and relatives from all over the world are also very important to me.

About Me (world travels, exciting experiences, and proud moments): My world travels include traveling to England, South America, Canada, Europe, Israel, Virgin & Mediterranean Islands, and all 50 states except Rhode Island and Alaska. My life’s most exciting experiences were flying the Governor’s Plane and riding in an F15 Fighter Jet. I am most proud of my God-given faith and my God-given family.