Polk County


Laura B. Stover



Des Moines in the Services

Two Des Moines women have been graduated from the yeoman school for WAVES at Cedar Falls, Ia. They are Laura B. Stover, 3539 Fourth st, and Pauline J. Born, 941 Twenty-sixth st.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, September 21, 1944

Trying to get together on words and music is a group of Iowa WAVES gathered in "date" lounge of barracks at Ottumwa naval air station. Dorothy Faye Hinze, Hamburg is at piano. The others are (left to right) Pauline Dryden, Waterloo; Geraldine Kassler, Marion; Phoebe Ann McMillin, Sumner, barracks counselor; Harriet Neal, Greene; Bernice Geronzin, Clinton; Dorothy Appel, Mount Pleasant; Laura Stover, Des Moines; Virginia Chandler, Des Moines; Delores Busse, Britt, and Marjorie Durrell, Leon.

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