Student, Stephens College, 1955.
Reporter Anoka Herald, 1961—1964, Edina Courier, Minnesota, 1962—1966. Editor Stewartville Star, since 1970.
The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.
Vice chairman Stewartville Special Events Commission, since 1976. Member Olmsted County Democratic-Farmer-Labor Central Committee, since 1984. Member of Press Women of Minnesota (education director), Minnesota Newspaper Association (1st place winner 1984), Home Economics.
Married Paul A. Durbahn, August 21, 1954. Children: Paula, William, Karen, Mark.