Bachelor, Western Michigan University, 1966.
Teacher English and Library, Michigan Public Schools, 1966-1971; news correspondent, Herald Palladiam, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1977-1987; columnist, Daily News, Dowagiac, Michigan, 1983-1986; freelance writer, Dowagiac, 1986-1987; freelance writer, Kalamazoo, since 1987.
Member National Press Women, Business and Professional Woman, Yesterday's Youth in Today's World, Media Group Kalamazoo.
Married Lawrence P. Bower, August 27, 1933 (deceased November 1982). Children: Joy Mae Bower Rorick, Donald Lawrence.