Graduated from high school, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Museum director Dickinson County History Society, Abilene, Kansas, since 1982. Trustee Dickinson County History Society, 1980-1982.
Commissioner City of Abilene, Kansas Board History Records. Member Kansas Downtown Development Association. Member National Trust for History Preservation, Kansas State History Society, Kansas Museum Association (vice president 1988, 89), Mountain Plains Museum Association, American Association State and Local History, Abilene Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1985, vice president 1984), Abilene Country Club (board directors 1980-1981), Philanthropic and Educational Organization (recording secretary GY chapter).
Married Edward Scheele, October 14, 1989. Children by previous marriage: R. Adam, Jill, David, Millner.