Story County

Lt. Helen Frances Hadish




Helen Hadish and Two Co-Teachers Enlist in the WAAC

Miss Helen Hadish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Hadish, 617 Campbell avenue, and an instructor the past 10 years in the Spanish and French department at Ames High school has joined the WAAC for training at Fort Des Moines, Ia., or Daytona Beach, Fla., her parents announced Saturday.

Miss Hadish and two other Ames teachers were inducted at the same time at Des Moines and expect to train together. They expect to report for training later this month.

Before beginning her teaching at Ames, Miss Hadish attended and graduated from the University of Iowa.

Source: The Courier, Waterloo, IA, January 3, 1943 (photo included)

Helen Frances Hadish was born May 14, 1905 to Frank J. and Clara Helen Cerney Hadish. She died Nov. 1968 and is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, NE.

Lt. Hadish served in World War II with the U.S. Army WACs.