Graduated from the high school, Fairfield, Montana.
Insurance rater, Motors Insurance Corporation, GMAC, Great Falls, Montana, 1958-1960; bookkeeper, teller, 1st National Bank of Fairfield, 1960-1970; cashier, 1st National Bank of Fairfield, 1970-1978, 94-; assistant vice president, auditor, 1st National Bank of Fairfield, 1978-1992; cashier, since 1994.
Board directors Teton County Hospital, Montana, 1991-1994, chair, 1993-1994. Board directors Montana State Board Real Estate Appraisers, 1991-1994. Chair Fairfield High School 50 Year Reunion, 1990.
Treasurer Fairfield Swim Day Annual Fund Raiser, 1963-1988. Treasurer, board trustees United Church of Church Congressional, Fairfield, 1970-1989. Chair fund raiser 25 Year Celebration, Fairfield Community Hall, 1994.
Member National Association Bank Women (state council president Montana 1984-1985, awards and scholarship chair Northwest region 1985-1986, conference coordinator Northwest region 1987-1988, Regional scholarship recipient 1990), Finance Women International (national director Northwest region 1989-1990, chair Montana State Conference 1993), American Bankers Association (President citation award 1984).
Married Howard Dean Cunningham Junior, June 19, 1960. 1 child, Kyle Dean.