Woodbury County

Lt. Gertrude E. Schuldt




Miss Gertrude Elaine Schuldt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Schuldt, 1616 Court street, and Miss Lois Ann Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hansen, South Sioux City, Nebraska, have received commissions as second lieutenants.  They will depart Wednesday for Camp Carson, Colo., for three weeks basic training in the Army Nurse Corps.

The first two and one-half years of their training under the Unites States nurse cadet corps program was received at the Lutheran hospital, after which they went as senior nurses to the Schick hospital, Clinton, Ia., where they completed their three-year course.  They then returned to Sioux City and were graduated with their class, June 12, 1944.

Miss Schuldt attended high school at Platte Center, Neb., and was graduated from Central high school in Sioux City, after which she worked for two years as a stenographer at Western States Manufacturing company. 

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, September 19, 1944 (photograph included)