Bachelor, Stetson University, 1956. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists certified, 1957.
Cytology technician United States Government, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1957-1958.
Member American Watercolor Society (associate), Palm Beach Watercolor Society, Artist Guild Norton Gallery (membership chairman 1987-1989, honorable mention 1988, Hallsey Griffith award 1988), Norton Gallery Art, Professional Artist Association, Palm Beach Council Arts, Northern Palm Beaches Chamber of Commerce, Women in Arts, Professional Artists Registry.
Married Dean Dana Mergenthaler, December 27, 1958. Children: Sally Jo Mergenthaler Blanchat, Christopher Dean.