Birth: October 22, 1934, Taylor Ridge, Illinois. Parents: Herman and Vera Schmidt Kadel. Education: B.S., Western Illinois State Teachers College. Graduate studies in earth science (Iowa State University) and biology (University of Iowa). Spouse: Robert B., 1956. Children: 1 daughter: Beth; 1 son: Charles. Grandchildren: 3. Profession and Activities: Partner in Robert Martin Company. Former teacher and science department head, St. Katharine's/St. Mark's School, Davenport. Member: American Association of University Women; Northwest Davenport Business Association; St. John's United Methodist Church; and Rock Island County, Illinois, Historical Society. Member and past state president, League of Women Voters. Served: Davenport Planning and Zoning Commission, 17 years; U.S. Department of Energy Consumer Affairs Advisory Board chair 1978-1980. Term: Second.