Birthdate: November 15

Birthplace: South Bend, IN

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

Education: Riley High School, DePauw University-BD, Drew Theological Seminary, and Garrett Theological Seminary

Profession/Employment: Teacher of Emotionally and Learning Disabled in New Jersey, Illinois, and Indiana for 36 years.

Church Affiliation: United Methodist

Special Interests: Sewing, pipe organ, meeting Christians around the world and witnessing mission sites in around 60 different countries.

Family and important people: I have my husband William (Bill-deceased), five children including Don, Lee, Carol, Craig, and Anita, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

About Me (world travels, exciting experiences, and proud moments): My world travels include all around the world. My favorite place was Zimbabwe and Sumatra, Indonesia. My life’s most exciting experience was giving birth to twins when I already had an almost two year old, and giving birth at home to my fifth child. I am most proud of visiting the world and get-ting acquainted with Christians all over the world. I also enjoy meeting new people.