Associate of Arts, St. John's College, Winfield, Kansas, 1970; Bachelor, Concordia Senior College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1972; Master of Divinity, Concordia Seminary in Exile, St. Louis, 1976.
Chaplain, Rockville (Connecticut) General Hospital, 1978-1982;
chaplain resident, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas, 1976-1978;
chaplain resident, Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, 1982-1983;
chaplain supervisor, educator, Immanuel Medical Center, Omaha, 1983-1985;
minister, 1st Lutheran Church, Omaha, since 1986. Member Executive Committee Omaha Committee for Community Organizing, since 1987. Member consultation committee Nebraska Synod Lutheran Church, Omaha, since 1986.
Member, treasurer Moratorium Organizing Committee, Concordia Seminary in Exile, St. Louis, 1974-1976.
Board member Parent-Teachers Association, Omaha, 1987-1988, Hockanum Valley Mental Health, Rockville, 1978-1981.
Married Yvonne Louise Kliewer, December 29, 1973. 1 child, Nikolaus Donald.