Brothers presented Quilts of Valor
November 10, 2022
Quilts of Valor were presented to brothers, Billy and Van Smith on Friday by the Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Billy and Van, from rural Mankato, are Korean War veterans. Sherry Koester and Corlene Lange, members of the Desire Tobey Sears Chapter, made the presentation. Phyllis Smith and Barbara Railsback were guests.
According to the Quilts of Valor Foundation, a Quilt of Valor is a hand made quilt that is either hand or machine quilted. It is awarded to a veteran who has been "touched by war."
Billy was inducted into the United...