Chickasaw County

Maren Marie Arne




The first girl in history to enlist in the WAVES from Fredericksburg is the attractive young lady pictured here. Maren Marie Arne, by birth. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Arne. Her father, a veteran of that first World War died in 1936.

Marie graduated from F. H. S. in 1941 and from Hamilton School of Commerce in Feb of this year. She is remaining at her work in a defense plant in Mason City until called for duty. She “signed up” with the WAVES, May 22.

Our congratulations, Miss!

Source: Fredericksburg News, June 3, 1943 (photo included)