Student, Fillmore College, Buffalo, 1942-1945; certified Registered Nurse, Buffalo Deaconess Hospital School Nursing, 1945.
Conference coordinator, Women's Aglow, California, 1975-1979; conference coordinator, president, Shalom Center, California, since 1976. Organist, director music Presbyterian Church & Southern Baptist, California, 1961-1970.
Member of advisory board American Red Cross, Gilro, California, 1990-1993. Coordinator American Cancer Society, Morgan Hill, California. Member California Nurses Association (founder, president district 13 1965-1967).
Daughter of Carl John Amandus and Esther Elisabeth (Stendahl) Johnson. Widowed; children: Corlu Esther Mahan, Helen Marie Fortner.