Bachelor, Albion College, 1961.
Public school music teacher Mona Shores School District, Muskegon, Michigan, 1961-1963. Private piano teacher, 1962-1963, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1963-1973, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1973-1974, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 1974-1976, Hickory, North Carolina, 1976-1984, Schaumburg, Illinois, since 1984.
Elder Church of the Cross, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1995—1996, member Christian education committee, 1996—2000, director handbell choir, 2002—2004, deacon, since 2006. Member Illinois State Music Teachers Association (professional certified in piano, state syllabus performance chair since 1994), Northwest Suburban Music Teachers Association (syllabus chair, 2nd vice president, 1st vice president, president).
Daughter of Edward George de Beaumont and Lela Dean Graham. Married Stuart Mishler Rutter, August 26, 1961. Children: Deborah Gulliver, Jeanne Meister, Suzanne Cook, Caryn Einsweiler.