Rita Jane Gagnelius

Rita Jane Gagnelius, who was promoted to the Petty Officer rate of Yeoman Third Class at graduation ceremonies at the Naval Training School for Women Reservist Yeomen at the Iowa State Teachers College campus, Cedar Falls, IA, spent several days here, visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Gagnelius, Frederick Street, this city.

A graduate of the Marshfield High School and Eau Claire Business College, Miss Gagnelius was employed by the U.S. Army Engineers in St. Paul, Minnesota, before enlisting in the WAVES last November.

She received her "boot" training at Hunter College, New York. She has now been assigned to duty in Washington, DC.