Bachelor, College St. Scholastica. Postgraduate, Northwestern University. Postgraduate, Southern Methodist University.
Postgraduate, University Minnesota. Master of Arts, Georgia State University. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University.
High School english teacher, Minnesota, 1952—1954. Speech and drama teacher various public schools Dallas, 1954—1957. Business English teacher business college, 1954—1957.
Writing and literature teacher Dekalb College, 1967—1972, Atlanta Baptist College, 1967—1972, Georgia State University, 1967—1972. Manager radio station for the blind North Texas Radio for Blind, 1980—1981. Communications and market research consultant, 1981—1983.
Facilitator National Franchise Marketing Services, 1983—1984. Teacher English department Collin County Community College.
Volunteer tutor, teachers aide elementary public school, Richardson, Texas. Volunteer Military Officer Association. Texas representative Veterans Widows International Network.
Docent Women's Museum, Dallas, 2000—2003. President Retired Officers Women's Club. Adjunct Retired Officers Association.
Vice president Outreach for Widowed Persons Service. North America coordinator Thomas More/John Fisher Congress, London, 1984—1985. Volunteer chaplain Dallas County Jails.
Counselor Federal Prison, Seagoville. Representative American-Scandinavian Student Exchange. Cultural director VASA.
Treasurer Retired Officers' Wives Club, 1989—1990. Board directors Transition Service Center, Inc.
Married Walter John Sodeman, July 25, 1952 (deceased ). Children: Catherine S. Bilodeau, Barbara S. Coombs.