Graduate from Riley High School in South Bend, IN. Served in the US Army for three years (62-65). In 1966, I married Ann Derby, who also graduated from Riley. Together we raised three daughters and now are blessed with seven grand children. I was employed in the US Postal Service for 32 years (65-97), during that time we lived in South Bend, IN; Des Moines, IA and Indianapolis, IN. After retiring from the Postal Service, I was appointed Pastor of Outreach at Mishawaka Albright United Methodist Church on January 1, 1998 and been there until my recent appointment at First United Methodist Church.