Polk County

Jeanne E. Gabel




Des Moines in the Services

Jeanne E. Gabel, WAVE, daughter of Mrs. Mildred Gabel, 2324 Thirty-ninth st., has completed her basic training at Hunter college, New York City, and now is attending yeoman school at Stillwater, Okla.

Source: Des Moines Tribune, May 1, 1944

Des Moines in the Services

Four Des Moines women recently have been graduated from the naval training school for yeoman at Oklahoma A&M university, Stillwater, Okla., and have reported to active duty as yeoman, third class, at various stations. The new petty officers and their duty assignments are: Mary Jean Combs, 938 Harding road and Anna Corso, 1503 Thirty-second st., both to commandant, sixth naval district, Charleston, S.C.; Mildred T. Barnes, 663 Thirty-eighth st., bureau of ships, Washington D.C,; and Jeanne E. Gabel, 2324 Thirty-ninth st., commandant, ninth naval district, Great Lakes, Ill.

Source: Des Moines Tribune, July 18, 1944

Jeanne Gabel, L.G. McCulla Are Married

Jeanne Gabel, yeoman, third class of the recruit training personnel office at Great Lakes, Ill., and Tech Sergt. Leslie G. McCulla of the United States army air corps, were married at a double ring ceremony at the Karcher hotel in Waukegan, Ill., Sept 8.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. R.A. Gabel, 2324 Thirty-ninth st. Sergeant McCulla is the son of Mrs. Elsie M. McCulla of Homer, Mich, formerly of Des Moines.

The bride wore her uniform and she carried a bouquet of calla lilies and red rosebuds. Kay Weller, yeoman, third class, of Great Lakes, was bridesmaid.

The bride's mother and sister, Mrs. Van Allen Bradley II, of Lincolnwood, Ill., attended the wedding.

Sergeant McCulla, who has just returned from New Guinea, after completing his required missions, left Tuesday for Miami, Fl., for instructor assignment.

Source: Des Moines Tribune, September 15, 1944 (photo included)