Bachelor, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1959; Master of Science in Science Education, Fisk U., Nashville, 1964.
Teacher science, Waldorf-Pemberton (Minnesota) Public Schools, 1959-1961; teacher science, Nicollet (Minnesota) Public Schools, 1961-1962; teacher chemistry, School District 205, Rockford, Illinois, since 1963. Adjunct professor of chemistry Rockford College, since 1979.
Member Winnebago County Horticulture Council, Rockford, since 1985. Member National Science Teachers Association, Illinois Science Teachers Association (Science Teaching award 1986), New England Association Chemistry Teachers, Illinois Association Chemistry Teachers, American Chemical Society (named High School Chemistry Teacher of Year 1983, program chairman Rock River section 1986-1987, chairman 1988).
Married Ruth Esther Luehring, August 24, 1963. Children: Kirsten Marie, Erika Jo.