Associate of Arts, University California, Davis, 1958. Bachelor, San Diego State University, 1964.
Founder, director Turlock Parent Nursery, Turlock, California, 1972—1982. Teacher Turlock Elm. School, since 1984. Member City Council, Turlock, since 1980.
Chairman Turlock History Revitalization, 1981—1983, Stanislaus Association of Governments, Stanislaus County, California, since 1984. Vice mayor City of Turlock, since 1982.
Member of American Association of University Women (secretary 1978-1979), Faculty Women Association, California Elected Women Association.
Married Jere Dueffort Wade, June 15, 1957. Children: Eric, Paul, Alex, Lael.