Associate of Arts, University California, Davis, 1954. Bachelor, California State University, Chico, 1970.
Retired substitute teacher, Marysville, California, 1970-1973, 88-99. Assistant manager Flying U Rodeo Company, 1973-1987. Puppeteer Yuba Sutter Arts Council, since 1987.
Visiting artist Yuba-Sutter Arts Council, 1987^. Instructor in riding for disabled Yuba-Sutter Able Riders, Marysville, 1990^.
Leader 4-H Club, Northern California, 1965^. Secretary Quota Club, Marysville, 1976, 85. Member Butte council Boy Scouts American.
Member Puppeteers of America, Creative Artists League (board directors 1990-1991), Country Sqs. (co-president 1989), Y-S Valley Quilt Guild (president).
Married Charles Beninghoff Wilson, July 4, 1954. Children: Dennis Jon, Joyce Elizabeth, Janice Evelyn, Tamara Gail, Bethany Diane.