Winifred Alldaffer graduated from Malad High School and the University of Idaho, with numerous credits earned later from BSU, ISU and Utah State. She began by teaching choral and instrumental music at Emmett High School from 1946 to 1948; taught choral music at the Jr. High and High School in Moscow from 1948 to 1950, then she and Cecil moved to Soda Springs, Idaho where she taught choral music at the Jr. High from 1965 to 1968, and the High School from 1968 to 1986. She also taught private piano for 39 years, sang and directed her church choir for over 20 years, and is still playing music for singing in the Soda Springs Retirement and Assisted Living home. She was the first woman President of IMEA (1982-1985) and was chosen "Music Educator of the Year" in 1985. She and Cecil have two daughters, who are also talented and gifted teachers.