Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1956.
Copy writer Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, 1952-1956. Case worker Chicago Welfare Department, 1956-1958. Feature writer Freeport (Illinois) Journal Standard, 1963-1967, Dubuque (Iowa) Telegraph Herald, Rockford (Illinois) Morning Star, 1963-1967.
Columnist Rockford Register Star, from 1967, Moline (Illinois) Daily Dispatch, Illinois, from 1980. Author, proprietor Hill House Publication, Stockton, from 1984. Member Continuing Education Council Highland Community College Freeport Illinois, 1965-1975.
Founder Heritage League of Northern Illinois Stockton, 1970. Illinois Arts Council. Chair executive committee Media Arts 1979-1985.
Member International Platform Association, Farm Women of the World, Stockton Woman's Club, American Association of University Women, Women in Communication.
Married Louis Robert Miele, December 24, 1958 (deceased 1978). Children: Margaret Laurel, Vera Ruth. Married Terry Lee Auen, September 5, 1987.