Born on February 1, 1920. She was baptized in 1925 and confirmed in 1933 at Zion Lutheran Church in Rhinelander, WI. She was a longtime member of Saint Paulus Lutheran Church in San Francisco giving to its ministry her devotion and energies. She left San Francisco in mid-2002 to live near relatives in southern California. She died in Irvin, Orange County, CA on July 5, 2003.