House 1997-2010 (District 11B)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Douglas, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd, Wadena
Long Prairie High School; Secondary; College of St. Benedict; B.A.; Home and Community ServiceSt. Cloud State University; M.A.; Child and Family Studies
Ken (before she served); Widow (while in office)
Four children: Andrew, Timothy, Kateri, and Elizabeth
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009.Her funeral was held at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Long Prairie, Minnesota.Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005 and Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006.