Bachelor of Science, South Dakot State University, 1948. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1954. 1 son, Harry Gerritt.
Teacher 27 years in South Dakot, 23 years, in Minnesota and Japan. Teacher Verdi (Minnesota) High School, 1974-1989, Lake Benton (Minnesota) High School, 1990-1996. Appointed poet laureate of South Dakot by Governor Richard F. Kneip,1974.
Chosen Centennial Poet of South Dakot, 1989.
Named to Women of Achievement G.F.W.C. of South Dakota, 1990.
Member of American Association of University Women, Western Women Arts, South Dakota State Poetry Society, National League American Pen Women, United Poets Laureate International, League of Minnesota Poets, General Federation Women's Clubs, Delta Kappa Gamma.
1 child Harry Gerritt.