Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1972; Master of Science, Illinois State University, 1975; Master of Fine Arts, Illinois State University, 1976.
Instructor art department Texas Technology University, 1978-1997. Instructor Arrowmont School Arts & Crafts Summer program, 1981, spring 1988.
Member American Craft Council.
Married Verne James Funk, June 8, 1956. Children: Tracy B., Kory V., Christopher J.