Loretta became a teacher in Ohio. She taught at Eastview Jr. High in Bath,OH., Akron University Community Community College and Akron Speech and Reading Center. After moving to Waverly, she taught at Waverly Jr. High School, Waverly Central High School and Humphrey's County Center for Higher Education. She was, also, a Member of Humphrey's County Arts Council, the Humane Society and the Third Wednesday Book Club. In Lieu of Flowers, Please Make Memorial Contributions to Waverly Methodist Church or to the Waverly Animal Shelter.