Polk County

Doris Marie Tellis


Twenty Des Moines women were graduated Saturday from the Navy’s general indoctrination school for WAVES at Iowa State Teachers college, Cedar Falls, Ia.

Some of the graduates will be sent to one of the 13 schools in the nation now being used by the WAVES for advanced training. Others may be immediately assigned to active duty where qualified for such service.

DeMoines women in the class were:

Thesa Marie Boyd, 214 ½ High st.
Marie A. Davidsaver, 1725 York st.
Lenore Margaret Flannery, 1326 E. Thirteenth st.
Mary Catherine Giannobule, 2900 S.W. Ninth st.
Ruby M. Jensen, 1301 Stephenson Way.
Betty Jean Jordan, 1443 Harding road.
Marjorie Alice Osterhout, 1180 Nineteenth st.
Mabel Ann Pearson, 169 E. Broad st.
Martha Warren Powell, 709 Morton ave.
Martina S. Poyseur, 3201 Third st.
Dorothy Marguerite Rousch, 2719 Forty-first place.
Doris Elaine Shoning, 1349 E. Fifteenth st.
Mary Ann Smith, Route 4.
Evelyn Elvera Stansberry, 1305 E. Twelfth st.
Doris Marie Tellis, 2228 E. Walnut st.
Mary Elizabeth Watkins, 932 Thirtieth st.
Roberta Williams, 2323 Fortieth st.
Margaret L. Willis, 428 Pleasant View drive.
Patricia Wolcott, 1607 York st.
Mary Aloyse Wright, 1402 Ninth st.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, April 5, 1943