Bachelor of Science, Mount Marty College, Yankton, South Dakota, 1975.
Assistant bacteriologist Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, South Dakota, 1975-1976, Parkview Hospital, Pueblo, Colorado, 1976. General technologist St. Anthony's Center Hospital, Denver, 1976-1977. Office manager Cheryl Connor, State Farm Insurance, Lakewood, Colorado, 1977-1982.
Managing broker Heritage West Real Estate, 1982-1985. Sales manager J-National, Inc., Huron, South Dakota, 1985-1987, vice president, since 1987, board directors.
Member American Association of University Women.
Married Dennis C. Menke, June 6, 1970 (divorced October, 1976). Children: Sarah Marie, Abby Christine. Married Jon Andrew.