Executive secretary Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis, 1953—1960. Water safety instructor, trainer American Red Cross, Rocky River, Ohio and Shoreview, 1962—1970. Senior analyst Content Management System Contel, St. Paul., since 1971.
Volunteer director American Red Cross vision-hearing screening program, St. Paul, 1968—1971. Secretary district 55, chair precinct 4 Indiana Republicans, 1978—1985. Member of Monterey Jacks Toastmasters (Bloomington, Minnesota) (president 1984), Heathkit Computer Users Group (treasurer 1982-1983), St. Paul-Minneapolis.
Married Thomas Anderson Roden, August 31, 1957 (divorced July 20, 1971). Children: Jacquelyn Lee, Thomas Alden. Married Robert William Anderson, July 29, 1973.