Lorelei grew up in the Minneapolis, MN area. She was married to Robert Nettles in 1982 and both were baptized into the church in 1986. Their only son Roger was born in 1995 and was baptized in 2015.
She has always enjoyed writing and has done it for a living off and on for many years. Her real love has been writing for the church's publications. Lorelei and her family currently live in Missouri.