Lucienne Kiefer is a fourth generation life-long resident of St. Clair County. Her father and two of his brothers served in the army during WWII. His youngest brother also served in the navy. Lu is a graduate of Port Huron High School and Western Michigan University. Lu holds an Master of Arts degree and taught high school English and senior writing for Marysville Public schools for thirty-three years until her retirement in 2006.