Graduated from high school, Minneapolis, 1947.
Freelance writer, Minneapolis, 1953-1959; advertising copywriter, Boutell's Inc., Minneapolis, 1958-1959; advertising copywriter, Colle McVoy, Minneapolis, 1959; advertising copywriter, Knox-Reeves Advertising, Minneapolis, 1960-1962; woman's page editor, Key West (Florida) Citizen, 1963-1965; creative director, Grant Advertising, Miami, 1967-1968; information specialist, Florida Department Commerce, Tallahassee, 1968-1969; creative director, Daniels Rainey Advertising, Clearwater, Florida, 1970-1972; creative director, Professional Business Associations, Lutz, Florida, 1988-1990; freelance researcher/author.
President Friends of Library., Clearwater, 1975-1976, Friends of Tampa Hills Library. Advisory board member Pasco Library. System, 1991-1993; coordinator New River Poets and Writers, 1995-1996.
Married Glenn H. Altland, June 12, 1948 (divorced 1968). Children: David Lee, Roger Dean, Stanley William (deceased), Glenn H. III (deceased). Married Walter F. Hannaway, February 7, 1972 (deceased 1985).