Birthday: February 26

Birthplace: Decatur, IN

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

Education: Monmoth High School

Profession/Employment: Wire Enameler at Rea Magnet Wire and Allen Dairy

Church Affiliation: Mount Calvary Lutheran

Special interests: Driving John Deere.

Family and important people: I have my wife, Laura of ten years, and my four children Cindy, Bonnie, Terry, and Pam. I have eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. I also have three sisters and my two cousins that are important to me.

About Me (world travels, exciting experiences, and proud moments): My world travels include going to my granddaughters wedding in Fiji and a Caribbean Cruise. My life’s most exciting experience has been working as an outdoor maintenance guy at Mount Calvary Church and going to Chicago with my buddies when I was a teenager. I am most proud of my strong Lutheran faith.