Birthdate: July 20

Birthplace: Huntington County, IN

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

Education: IU Bloomington, Indianapolis, St. Vincent’s, where I did my residency.

Profession/Employment: Obstetrician

Church Affiliation: Christian Reformed (Dutch)

Special Interests: I enjoy woodworking and gardening.

Family and important people: I have my wife Vivian, five children including Mark, Lynn, Leah, Beth, Deanne and eight grandchildren. My Mother and my father-in-law were very important to me also.

About Me: My world travels include a trip around the world as well as visiting 59 countries. I am most proud of my life in medicine and the fact that I delivered 4,001 babies during my career.