Graduate in Oils, Watercolors, Perspective and Portrait Painting with honors, Washington School Art, Port Washington, New York, Chicago, 1967.
Member of Arts and Crafts Association Meriden (1st prize 1976, Best in Show award 1982, Grumbacher Silver medal 1983-1984, Honorary mention 1986, 1987, Henry T. & Stella King Memorial award 1990, Jerry's Artarama Certified award 1990, Gold medal 1993, Grumbacher Gold medal 1993, Merriam Motors award Jubilee 325 Wallingford Theme 1995, Stella King Memorial award 1997, Harvey Fuller award 2001, Artist's Alternative award 2004, Best Theme award 2005, Jerry's Artarama Certified award 1998), Connecticut Classic Arts, Inc. (3d prize 1981, 1st prize 1982, 3d prize 1983, Gabriel D. Luchetti award 1984, 1986, 1st prize 1987, 1993, 3d prize 1994, Rosemary Landino Memorial award 1995, Westport Framing and Art Gallery Award 1997, 2d prize in acrylic and oils 1998), International Society Artists, Provincetown Art Association, New Haven Paint & Clay Club (Members' Show award 1978, Honorary mention 1996, Grp. Show award 2005), Wadsworth Athenium (life), Connecticut Academy Fine Arts (life), Hartford Wallingford History Society (life).
Married Francis John Lauttenbach. Children: Daniel M., William J.