Born in Warsaw, IN.
Grew up in Argentina, missionary parents.
Attended Grace College and Seminary (one year).
Joined Operation Mobilization in 1966. Served in Mexico and Spain.
Met Mike in Europe, 1966.
Married in Milwaukee, 1970.
Immediately went back to Europe to serve in Germany and Austria with focus on ministry to Communist Europe.
Three children: Stephan, born in Germany (1971); Leah, adopted in Germany (1973); Samuel, born in Oshkosh, Wis (1978).
Served on the OM ship M/V Doulos (1978-1983) travelling around South America and Europe.
Settled in Upland, IN.
M.A. in Spanish from BSU, 1992.
Course work for Ph.D. at Purdue.
Taught at Taylor U, both campuses, 1992-2004.
Taught at Indiana Wesleyan, 2004-2008.
Taught at The King's Academy, 2004-2005.
Bilingual Specialist for Marion Community Schools, 2008-2009.
Retired June, 2009.
Taught Beginning Spanish courses at Ivy Tech Muncie and Marion campuses, off and on, 2010-17.