Bachelor in English, Valparaiso University, 1967. Master of Science in Library. & Information Science, University Illinois, 1986.
From reference library to director learning resources Danville Area College, since 1986. Executive committee Automated Libraries Council, Lincoln Trail Libraries Systems, Champaign, Illinois, since 1993.
Member representative Danville Area Arts Council, since 1993. Member American Library Association, American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution, Association College and Research Libraries, Illinois Library. Association, Illiana Genalogical & History Society, Vermilion History Roundtable, University of Illinois Graduate School Library.
Information Science Alumni Association (board directors, vice president since 1993), Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Museum.
Married Wallace H. Duchow, June 24, 1967. Children: Kirk, Heather.