Bachelor, Lutheran College, 1947. Master of Divinity, Concordia Seminary, 1951. Master of Theology, Lutheran Theol Seminary, 1965.
Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1971.
Pastor, Immanuel Faith Lutheran Churches, Glenburg, North Dakota, 1951-1953; pastor, Redeemer and Centenial Church, Deer River, Minnesota, 1953-1959; pastor, St. John Church, Durand, Wisconsin, 1959-1964; pastor, St. Paul Church, Mondoville, Wisconsin, 1959-1964; teacher, Lutheran High School West, Detroit, 1964-1966; professor, Michigan Lutheran College, Detroit, 1966-1976; pastor, Getheemane Lutheran Church, Detroit, 1971-1978; pastor, Unity and Bethlehem West Church, Detroit, 1978-1987; professor part time, D'Etre U., Concordia College, Wayne County Community College, Detroit, Ann Arbor, since 1987.
Married Janice Jane Nelson, May 24, 1951. Children: Nathan Peter, Rebecca Kristine, Sara Serena.