Mrs. Bliss graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Shenandoah University. She is also a U.S. Air Force veteran and lived in Japan for three years.
She worked in civil service for five years, including two years as an administrative assistant in Strategic Air Command's Underground Command Post. Before retiring last June, she taught Kindergarten for 19 years, first grade for five years and second grade for one year.
She and her husband have two children, six grandchildren, and a little beagle. They attend Winkler's Grove Baptist Church and have been Christians for 40 plus years. Mrs. Bliss says she enjoys reading, horseback riding, and gardening.