Thea Holmdahl was educated in Hannover Germany, where she graduated from the Handelsschule Buhman, a business college, with a degree of Secretarial Stenographer. She worked as Legal Secretary both in Germany as well as in San Jose, California.
Thea attained her BA degree from California State University, Sacramento with a major in Philosophy and minor in History.
For a number of years she worked in the California State Legislature and is an Alumnus of the CSSAA.
She took writing instructions in an Autobiography class offered at Sierra College in Roseville, California for several years.
She is a member of the Suburban Writers Club, Northern California Publishers and Authors Club, and belongs to the Hermann Sohne at the German Turnverein, Located on J Street in Sacramento California