Birthdate: December 29

Birthplace: Topeka, IN

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

Education: Bluffton College and Indiana University

Profession/Employment: Educator

Church Affiliation: Methodist

Special Interests: Bridge, water aerobics, reading, and church choir.

Family and important people: I have four sons including Doug, Tom, Dave, and John, and one daughter, Debra.

About Me (world travels, exciting experiences, and proud moments): My world travels include Ireland, Germany, Southeast Asia, Alaska, and throughout Europe. My most exciting experience was living in Germany for two years. I am most proud of raising five successful children as well as teaching elementary school for 21 years.