Bachelor of Science in Written Communications, Eastern Michigan University, 1986. Master of Arts in Written Communications, Eastern Michigan University, 1996.
Technical writer Enrico Fermi Power Plant, Monroe, Michigan, 1986—1989, Madison, Madison Inc., Detroit, 1989—1993, Horiba Instruments, Inc., Ann Arbor, 1997—2001, retired, 2001.
Member St. Irene Catholic Church, Dundee, Michigan, 1953—1989, St. Anthony Catholic Church, Belleville, since 1989, cantor, since 1989. Soloist St. Irene Catholic Church, 1953—1989.
Married Donald A. Brown, January 5, 1957. Children: Jeffrey Allen, Cynthia Kay, Debra Joy, Douglas Gerard, Todd Patrick.