Clayton County

Cecelia Joann Goltz



SEVEN EASTERN IOWA GIRLS...were sworn into the Waves in Cedar Rapids Saturday as a special navy recruiting board ended a three-day turn of duty in the city. Administering the oath is Lieut. C.W. Muilenberg. When called for active duty in two or three weeks, the girls will report to Hunter college in New York City. From left: Elizabeth Fesler, Riverside; Dorothy Donegan, Cedar Rapids; Kathleen Knebel, Riverside; Cecelia Goltz, McGregor; Dorothy Schoonover, Vinton; Charlotte Jack, Vinton; and Violet Woodman, Dubuque.

Source: The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA - October 5, 1943 (photo included)

McGregor -- Cecelia Goltz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Goltz, has been sworn into the Waves and will leave for New York Sunday to start her basic training. Her father is a veteran of World War I and her brother, Tech. Sgt. Louis Goltz, Jr., is at Camp Gordon, Fla.

Source: The Gazette, Cedar Rapids - November 13, 1943

Cecelia Joann Goltz McGuire was born Mar. 19, 1923 to Louis H. and Martha M. Haltmeyer Goltz. She died Oct. 20, 1977 and is buried in Saint Marys Catholic Church Cemetery, McGregor, IA.

Cecelia served in World War with the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps. She was married to Joseph C. McGuire who served in World War II with the U.S. Navy. He also served in Korea.