Pocahontas County

Marcia VanderLaan




Mrs. Marcia VanderLaan, teacher in the Pocahontas public school, has enlisted in the WAC, and will report this week at Fort Des Moines for six weeks basic training.  Mrs. Vander Laan’s husband, Lt. Herman VanderLaan, was killed in action in the European theatre of operations in December, 1944.

Source: Rolfe Arrow, Thursday, May 24, 1945