Jack L. Dinkel

First Sergeant Jack L. Dinkel, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Dinkel, 117 Bellinger, has arrived somewhere in England, according to word received by his wife.

He entered the service on January 21, 1943 and received his basic training at Jefferson Barracks, MO. He received further schooling and training at the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; Westover Field, MA; and Grenada Air Base, Grenada, MS.

He is now serving with the Airborne Engineer Aviation Battalion.

Information Submitted by Audree Ayres, Eau Claire
Anderson -Dinkel
Miss Constance A. Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Anderson, 706 North Eleventh Street, and First Sergeant Jack L. Dinkel, son of  Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Dinkel, 117 Bellinger Street, all of this city, were married on Tuesday, October 23, at the First Lutheran Church. Reverend Agnar S. Tanner performed the double-ring ceremony before the altar which was decorated with red roses and lavender chrysanthemums. 

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a white satin gown with long train and a fingertip veil which fell from a tiara of seed pearls. Her bouquet was of Johanna Hill roses and baby white chrysanthemums.

The maid of honor, Miss Margaret Tiller, wore a floor-length gown of pale yellow taffeta and carried a colonial bouquet of white and rose chrysanthemums. Miss Ruth Guthrie and Mrs. Sylvester Jacobson, also attendants of the bride, were dressed alike in floor-length gowns of white net with baby blue taffeta jackets. Their flowers were yellow chrysanthemums.

The bride's mother and the mother of the groom each wore black with a corsage of red roses.

Oscar Waller was organist at the ceremony. Mrs. Paul Bailey sang I Love You Truly and O, Perfect Love.

Sherle Anderson, Seaman Second Class of this city, was best man.

The bride and groom are graduates of the Eau Claire High School. The groom attended State Teachers College prior to entering the service.  He is now stationed at Grenada Air Base, MS.

A reception in the church parlors followed the wedding ceremony.

They left for a short wedding trip east, and the groom returned to his duties at the Grenada Air Base, while Mrs. Jack Dinkel is remaining in Eau Claire.

Showers for the bride were given by the girls at the Eau Claire Ordnance at the Hotel Eau Claire; also by Mrs. Stutter, Mrs. Soley, and Mrs. Severson at the home of Mrs. Stutter. Mrs. Sylvester Jacobson also entertained Mrs. Dinkel at a shower at her home.  Photo by Aanes.