Bachelor of Education, Bowling Green State University, 1972. Master of Divinity, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1977. Postgraduate, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1972—1973.
Postgraduate, Lutheran School Theology, Chicago, 1983.
Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1977. Pastor Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church of Whiting (Indiana), 1977. Interim pastor Martin Luther Church of Gary(Indiana), 1979-1980, Saint John Lutheran Church of Whiting, 1981-1983.
Director Lutheran Retirement Village, Crown Point, Indiana.
Secretary student welfare board, mem.youth board Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church district Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Chairman.gen. pastoral conference, 1983. Director action group, forward in remembrancespl. appeal Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1980-1981.
Lay youth delegate to Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Convention, 1975. President central district International Luther League, district Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1969-1974, mission director, 1974-1975, vice president, 1975-1981.
Trustee, Lutheran Haven, Oviedo, Florida.
Trustee Lutheran Haven, Oviedo, Florida.
Married Mary Susan Cutka, August 12, 1979. Children: John Michael, Stephen Andrew.