Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, State University Southeast Missouri, 1957. Master of Education in Art, Webster University, 1994.
Teacher art St. Charles (Missouri) High School, 1958—1959, Bayless High School, St. Louis, 1959—1966, Parkway S. Junior High School, St. Louis, 1967—1969, Ladue School District, St. Louis, 1969—1973, Immacotata School, St. Louis, Our Lady of Pillar, St. Louis, since 1985.
Member of National Catholic Education Association, Missouri Art Education Association, National Art Education Association.
Married Frederic Wallace Kruse, November 25, 1960. Children: Constance Katheryn, Valerie Anne.