Bachelor of science in nursing, University Michigan, 1959. MSN, Wayne State University, 1980.
Instructor Bronson School, Kalamazoo, 1963—1965, Mott Community College, Flint, 1972. Staff nurse Hurley Hospital, Michigan, 1966—1973, Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, 1974—1979. Instructor nursing Nazareth (Michigan) College, since 1979.
Member nursing advisory board American Red Cross, Kalamazoo, since 1980.
Board directors Hospice Greater Kalamazoo, since 1980. Member Kalamazoo County Commission Aging, since 1983. Member of American Association of University Women, National League Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau.
Married Leslie Dodson, September 9, 1961. Children: Charles, Jeffrey.