Bachelor of Science, Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois, 1964. Master of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1968.
Art teacher, Walther High School, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1964-1967; assistant teacher, Vogue-Wright Art Studio, Chicago, 1967; English teacher, Kennedy High School, Chicago, 1967-1972; teacher, Steinmetz High School, Chicago freelance resumée writer, Park Ridge, Illinois, since 1976. Columnist Park Ridge "Advocate", 1985-1987.
Member Action on Smoking and Health, Washington, since 1971, Christian Foundation for Children, Kansas City, Missouri, Christian Home Educators Coalition.
Married John Bernhardt Kudenholdt, August 15, 1970. Children: Mara, Kristian, Hannah, Paul.