Degree, Paris Art Institute, 1946. Bachelor, Texas Christian University, 1949. Student in radio engineering, Colorado State University, 1972—1974.
Bachelor in Commercial Art, Art Institute Chicago, 1949. Student, Coco Chanel's Studios, Paris, 1947—1948.
Designer Originals by Jeannine, San Antonio, Denver and Glenwood Springs, Colorado, since 1942. Disc jockey, announcer Stations WOAI and KTSA, San Antonio, 1944—1950. Air personality Stations KOA/KBTV and KIMN, Denver, 1951—1968.
Women's program director, announcer Radio Station KGLN, Glenwood Springs, 1970—1982. Director Tails Ranch, Garfield County Humane Association, since 1982. Weather watcher Station KCNC-television, Denver, since 1982.
Member board directors humane association, since 1982. Teacher radio/television J.F. Modeling Agency, Denver, 1956—1960. Owner, operator Just Me Designs, Aspen, since 1987.
Leader 4-H Club, Glenwood Springs, 1972—1983. Active Valley View Hospital Auxiliary, since 1966. Chairman American Hospital Auxiliary, Denver, 1963—1964.
Member Glenwood Springs Parks and Recreation Commission, since 1973. Counselor Children Against Drugs, Glenwood Springs, since 1982. Advisor Parent Advisory Board, 1970—1983.
Member of American Humane Association (founding member, local director since 1982), American Design Association (secretary Denver 1955-1957), American Designers Inc. (Coty award 1959), American Weather Observers Association, Airplane Pilots and Owners Association, Colorado Women Broadcasters Association (Colorado Woman Broadcaster of Year 1956-1958).
Married Ches T. Von Baronofjski-Childres, September 9, 1946 (deceased May 1964). Children: Ginger Dona Watts, Honey Dawn Johnson, Carlton Ford Childres-Artaz, Grady Baron Childres-Artaz. Married Souvenir James Artaz, January 24, 1968.
Stepchildren: Soundra Lee Crabtree, Bob Gene, Cheri Ann Bleyeu, Danny Joe, Bonnie Lynn Harris, Marlene Denise Halstad.