Student, Art Instrns., Minneapolis, 1962-1965; student, Art Academy, Ferdinand, Indiana, 1965-1967.
Secretary, Schwitzer-Cummins, Indianapolis, 1946-1949; bookkeeper, Reliance Manufacturing Company, Loogootee, Indiana, 1950-1953; paste-up artist, Loogootee Tribune, 1963-1965, 71-86; vice president, buyer, Hotz & Sons Corporation, Loogootee, 1964-1970; free lance artist, instructor, Polly's Paintings, Loogootee, since 1986.
President Tri County Art Guild, Loogootee, 1965-1975, Daviess County Art League, Washington, Indiana, 1991-1992, advisory board, 1992-1998. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, Legion of Mary.
Married Donald Leo Hotz, November 5, 1949. Children: Donald Frederick, Daniel Richard, Anthony Francis, Timothy Lee, Jeffery Alan.