At, Santa Ana Junior College, 1951—1957. At, Orange Coast College, 1959—1962.
Bookkeeper Reed's TeWinkle Hardware, Costa Mesa, California, 1960—1962. Cashier, accountant and administrative secretary Mesa Consolidated Water District (formerly Costa Mesa County Water District), since 1962, office manager, since 1974. Auditor and officer of district Mesa Consolidated Water District (formerly Costa Mesa County Water District), 1974—1982.
Member Orange County Grand Jury Association, Costa Mesa Crime Prevention Committee, 1980—1981. Life member Women of Church Newport Harbor Lutheran Church. Board director Young Men’s Christian Association, Newport Beach.
Member of Association California Water, American Water Works Association (finance committee, alternate member Joint Powers Institute Agency), Indiana Special district Orange County (secretary-treasurer), Orange County Water Association (director), American Business Women's Association (charter member Newport Beach chapter, Woman of Year 1973).
Married Robert Harold Finnegan, August 19, 1951. Children: Sherrill Corée Finnegan Edmondson, Brenda Mae.