Gigi grew up in St. Joseph, MI and graduated from Western Michigan University. She was an elementary school teacher for 15 years. In addition to being a teacher, she has also had careers as a book keeper for a real estate company, as a realtor, as a partner in a building business, as an office coordinator for Scio Township and, after partially retiring in 2001, she worked as a part-time receptionist for a real estate company and did office work for Mike Forner's Home Services.
Gigi has two children, Mike Forner and Denise Forner-Mowatt, eight grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She currently resides in Saline, MI, but she has been living in Washtenaw County since 1958 and she wouldn't live anywhere else! She enjoys traveling and has on her "bucket list" to visit all 50 states. She has been to 40 states so far. She enjoys reading mystery novels and exercising; she is currently attending yoga and ball fitness classes.
Aside from doing occasional work for Mike Forner's Home Services, she is fully retired and loving every minute of it!