Bachelor, Iowa State Teachers College, 1949. Master of Music, University Arizona, 1968.
Music educator public schools, Iowa, 1950—1955, Montana, 1960—1961, Nogales, Arizona, 1962—1976, Flagstaff, 1976—1990. Founder, director Flagstaff Light Opera Company, since 1995. Member Flagstaff Festival of Arts, 1992—1993.
Director, member Flagstaff Chapter.Sweet Adelines, 1990—2000. Owner, teacher private piano practice, since 1950.
Member of American Choral Directors Association, Arizona Teachers of Music Association, Arizona Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference.
Married Roger Dean Walker, November 25, 1949 (divorced June 5, 1974). Children: Bonnie Jo Walker, Marcia Lee Walker, Randall Craig Walker. Married Monte Mac Poen, May 22, 1982.