Diploma in nursing, University Nebraska, 1946. Bachelor of Science, Westminster College, 1973. Master of Arts in Nursing, University Washington, Seattle, 1975.
DEd, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1987.
Washington member crisis outreach team, Highline-West Seattle Mental Health, 1975; instructor, Lower Columbia College, Longview, Washington, 1975-1977; supervisor, Oregon Eastern State Hospital, Salem, 1977-1978; specialist mental health division, Eastern Oregon Hospital, Pendleton and Salem, 1978-1981; nurse manager, Dammasch Hospital, Wilsonville, Oregon, 1981-1983; psychiatric clinical nursing specialist, Dammasch Hospital, Wilsonville, Oregon, 1986-1989; nurse educator, Dammasch Hospital, Wilsonville, Oregon, 1989-1994.
Delaware People to People Citizen Ambassador, Spokane, Washington, since 1988. Member Oregon Nurses Association.
Married Wallace Andrew Schindler, January 21, 1947 (divorced 1972). Children: Sandra Kay, John Alfred, Carol Jean, Kurt Andrew.