Woodbury County

John J. Sauntry




16 Sioux Cityans Take First Training at Great Lakes, Illinois

Sixteen Sioux Cityans are receiving their initial naval indoctrination at the naval training station at Great Lakes, Illinois.

The training consists of instruction in Seamanship, military drill and general naval procedure.

At the station are Quinten H. Vik, 233 S. Judd Street; Raymond E. Velin, 1824 S. Maple Street; Arthur W. Utesch, 1519 S. Helen Street; George L. Roest, 1118 25th Street; Jack L. Povlasky, Route 2; Eugene M. Motley, 216 S. Helen Street; Joseph A. Maskevich, 1509 Highview terrace; George A. Le Due, 1008 S. Glass Street; George C. Kouris, 611 Virginia Street; Walter E. Goodier, 2015 Highland Avenue; John T. Bresman, 2547 S. Paxton Street; William H. Beaver 816 20th Street; Fred F. Smith, 1401 West Street; Henry B. Denney, 410 S. Howard Street; John J. Sauntry, 1717 Pierce Street and Michael M. Weibel, 1600 Riverside Boulevard.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, August 11, 1944


Ronald E. Gernhart, 100 Cecelia street; John J. Sauntry, 1717 Pierce street; Robert P. Schenk, 3333 Concordia drive; and Alonzo J. Tracy, 1022 Pierce street, were discharged from the Navy May 8, 1946, at the Minneapolis separation center.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, May 10, 1946