Born deaf at Henribourg, SK, and grew up on a farm. Saskatchewan School for the Deaf 1939-graduation 1951. Worked as a typist and duplicator for 13 years until marrying Robert Christenberry, a deaf American in 1963. She moved to the US and continued working in typing and word-processing until retirement in 1990, remaining in the US.
Deaf Women of Canada, p.46.