Polk County

Helen Louise Bessey


Helen Louise Bessey was born July 22, 1914 to Edwin F. and Georgia M. Askren Bessey.

Born in Des Moines…..went to highschool in Des Moines.

Helen served with the WAVES in World War II. She married Anson Walter Vinall who was also a Yeoman Second Class in the Navy. They are both buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA.

Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA