Birthdate: March 16

Birthplace: Fort Wayne, IN

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

Education: Saint Mary’s Academy and South Bend Business College

Profession/Employment: Supervisor at Walker Research and an Addiction and family counsellor for Washington House. I also was a photographer for Indiana school photos.

Church Affiliation: United Methodist

Special Interests: Reading, being on the congregational care committee, volunteering and being retired.

Family and important people: I have my husband, Jim (deceased), three children including Jim, Jay and Jon, six grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. I also have many friends, cousins and a step sister.

About Me (world travels, exciting experiences, and proud moments): My world travels include traveling the United States and Mexico. My life’s most exciting experience is being a parent and having a family. I am most proud of my three sons– Jim writes for television and is a play right, Jay is a business owner and Jon is a teacher. I am a strong believer that if not born to wealth, education gives you opportunities. I have a strong interest in art from my mother being an artist and I still have several of her paintings.