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Mabel Evensen Johnson

Mabel Evensen Johnson

Age: 105

Residence: Olathe

Branch: Coast Guard

Rank: Storekeeper Second Class

Job duty: Payroll and Accounting for Great Lakes Coast Guard District #9 in Cleveland, Ohio

Years of service: August 1943 - April 1946, 2 1/2 years

Highlight of an experience or memory from WWII: May 8, 1945 - VE Day.  From our 16th floor windows we added to the avalanche of papers being thrown onto Euclid Avenue while the city's bells, whistles and horns were blowing!