Scott County


Nadean Keefer


Sisters Enlist in WAVES

Among the Davenport girls enlisting in the WAVES are two sisters, the Misses Maxine and Nadean Keefer, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Keefer, 1211 Bridge avenue. Their preliminary training will be taken at Hunter college in New York.

Source: The Daily Times, July 17, 1943 (photo included)

Sisters and Brother Help Uncle Sam

The war news is a personal matter with Mr. and. Mrs J.L. Keefer of 1211 Bridge avenue, Davenport, for they have a son and two daughters who have enlisted in Uncle Sams forces.

Their son, Wayne, is a master sergeant in the signal corps and has been overseas in the European area for two years He has been in the service for eight years.

Two daughters, Nadean and Maxine, enlisted in the WAVES last August, going to Hunter college, New York, for their boot training. The former, who was home early in December, is a storekeeper, third class, and is stationed at Arlington, Va.

Her sister, Maxine, is a yeoman, third class, and is home now on her first furlough. She is stationed in Washington, D.C. and will leave for the east next Monday.

Source: The Daily Times, February 10, 1944 (individual photos included)