Bachelor, University Iowa, 1942. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1952.
Teacher drama, speech Southgate (California) High School, 1944-1945. Youth director Hollywood (California) Presbyterian Church, 1945-1947. Technical writer secret publications Litton Industries, Canoga Park, California, 1959—1961.
Associate professor California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, 1961-1975. Missionary Calvary Community Church, Westlake Village, California, since 1980. Second lieutenant in 1st officer's class USMCWR, 1943-1945, United States.
Member Daughters of the American Revolution, Gamma Phi Beta, Zeta Phi Eta, Pi Kappa Delta National Speech Fraternity(Diamond award 1939, National Women's Oratory award, 1940).
Married Jesse Wilbert Powers, October 27, 1946 (divorced April 1970). Children: Jean Lois, Cathy Colleen. Married Lawrence Kneeland Dudley, December 5, 1971 (divorced April 1979).