Rexanne was born and raised in Seymour, Indiana and been involved in the community in various ways her entire life. She and her husband of 41 years, Jim Ude, raised their two daughters here. She has been a lifelong member of Central Christian Church where she has served in numerous leadership positions as well as participating in several mission trips to Haiti. She has also been influential in many organizations in the community, such as Anchor House, Community Foundation of Jackson County, Greater Seymour Chamber of Commerce, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and Seymour Rotary.

Rexanne spent 25 years working for Girls Inc. of Jackson County, first as the Program Director and then as Executive Director. She worked tirelessly to make sure that future generations of girls in the area would have access to the wide range of services provided by the organization.

For the last 13 years Rexanne has worked for one of the largest employers in Seymour, Schneck Medical Center, where she serves as the Director of Development and the Executive Director of the Schneck Foundation.

Throughout her career, Rexanne has made it a priority to serve her community, and with the experience she has from successfully leading local organizations she is ready to step up and serve the community as Mayor.