Bachelor of Science in English, University Nebraska, 1968. Master of Arts in English, University Nebraska, 1971. Master of Science in Journalism, University Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1983.
Instructor English Hastings (Nebraska) High School, 1968-1979. Writer, editor Title IX grant University Kansas, Lawrence, 1979-1981. Writer self-employed Shawnee Mission, Kansas, since 1982.
Corporation trainer in communications, self-employed, Shawnee Mission, since 1983.
Member National Education Association, American Society Journalists & Authors, Writer's Place, Orphan Train Heritage Society of America.
Married Roger W. Doerr, June 10, 1967. Children: Alison W., Brendon R. (deceased). Married Jay G. Wiedenkeller, November 22, 1981.
Children: Derek, Kimberly.