Where did you grow up: Cherry.
Family: Husband, Dave; daughters, Ann and Sue; three grandchildren; two wonderful sons-in-law; and five siblings.
Pets: Three dogs that have passed on.
Occupation: Retired junior high teacher.
What is the last song you listened to: “Dominic the Donkey.”
What is the last book you read: “Killing Kennedy.”
What is the last television show you watched: “The Price is Right.”
If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Olive Garden’s soup and salad.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: Cabin cruises.
What is your favorite local restaurant: JT’s in Cherry.
If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: I would give the town of Cherry some and invest for the granddaughters’ college education.
People would be surprised to know that you: After teaching for over 30 years in Cherry, I’m an “open book.”
What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: Residents of small towns become the best friends and help each other.
If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: More families with children to keep the school open.