Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Minnesota, 1974.
Piano teacher, St. Paul.
Scout leader Girl Scouts United States of America, St. Paul, 1958-1964. Church nursery director Presbyterian Church, Wausau, Wisconsin, 1956-1960, church youth evening director weekly program, 1963-1968. Member National Music Teachers Association, Minnesota Music Teachers Association (test center chairman, treasurer, constitution chair 1993-1999, Distinguished Service award 1998), St. Paul Piano Teachers Association (treasurer 1975-1978, president 1984-1986, 1st vice president 1982-1984, 3d vice president 1978-1982).
Married Darroll Dean Skilling, June 10, 1951. Children: Ann Marie, James Dean, Stephen Richard.