Woodbury County


Evelyn Rosenkrans




Iowa WAVES Fill Vital Navy Jobs at Ottumwa

Really enjoying their man-sized job are Evelyn Rosenkrans (left) Sioux City, and Wanda Boggs, Norwalk, who are timing the magneto in an aircraft engine. The two WAVES are assigned to the assembly and repair department.

Source: The Des Moines Register, October 15, 1944 (photo included)


Evelyn Rosenkrans, seaman first class, spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. O. G. Green, 2327 West street. She is stationed at the naval air base in Ottumwa, Ia.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, February 13, 1945

William Rosencrans, gunner’s mate second class, of Camp Parks, his wife from San Francisco, is spending a seven-day leave with his mother, Mrs. O. G. Green, 2327 West street. His sister, Evelyn Rosencrans, seaman first class of Ottumwa, Ia., will arrive to spend the weekend at home. A brother, Maj. Donald Rosencrans, is spending a convalescent leave with his wife at 1515 S. Royce street, and another brother, Sgt. Ross Rosencrans is an infantryman now in Germany.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 19, 1945