Clementine Seifert Mace Oral History
Clementine Seifert Mace was born in Little Falls, Minnesota on June 28, 1917. She attended the St. Cloud Business College and began working at Camp Ripley in 1943. She joined the Navy on September 7, 1944, serving in the Nurses Corps during World War II. In 1966, she married Richard (Dick) Mace and had no children. She passed away in Reno, Nevada on September 7, 2009, and buried in Paradise, California.
Clementine discussed growing up in Little Falls, Minnesota, and attending the St. Cloud Business College. She joined the Navy in 1944, serving in the Nurses Corps. During World War II with the rank of yeoman, she remembered her work in clerical services, largely getting mail to sailors in the Pacific while based in San Francisco, as well as being billeted with an entire barrack full of men for a time. She would spend almost 30 years combined in the Navy and the Reserve.
Interviewed by Nancy Baker
St. Cloud State University, "Clementine Seifert Mace Oral History" (1989). World War II Veterans. 14.