Labor Day Quilt Raffle Winner

Every year we have two raffles, one that runs January through July and another that runs April through Labor Day. Well, this year’s Labor Day quilt winner is Jennifer Roth from Moville, Iowa. Congrats Jennifer! We also want to thank everyone who made a donation to Freedom Quilts. Your support helps keep us going. We just couldn’t be able to do […]

Honoring Vietnam Vets

Wednesday afternoon, Becky Dewey brought with her Retired Colonel Yvonne Schilz to meet Dennis and I. Yvonne is Chief Commemorative Partner Program and POW/MIA Liaison. A truly amazing lady. I was totally at awe with her. Finally after 50 years, the Vietnam Veterans are being honored for serving, whether state side or overseas. Because of […]

This Year’s Quilt Raffle Winner

This year’s winner of our annual quilt raffle is Willis Hamilton. Since the beginning of the Freedom Quilts project, Willis has been a loyal supporter. It is supporters like Willis who help keep us going. We surprised Willis at his office with the quilt. He had no idea that we were coming. What a way to […]

Jacob H Wykstra

Army Pfc. Jacob H. Wykstra Army Pfc. Jacob H. Wykstra died May 28, 2014 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Wykstra, 21 of Thornton, Colorado was assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. He died on May 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in an aircraft accident. […]

Jeffrey D Warstler, Jr

Major Jeffrey D. Warstler, Jr. Major Jeffrey D. Warstler, Jr., United States Army, 39 passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 following an extended illness. He joined the United States Marine Corps, and after his years of service entered the United States Army. He served two tours of duty in Iraq. His latest assignment before falling […]

Thomas Retzer

1st Class Thomas E. Retzer 1st Class Thomas E. Retzer, Navy Interior Communications Electrician, died June 25, 2003 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Retzer, 30, of San Diego, Calif. was assigned to SEAL Team 2, Little Creek Naval Amphibious Base, Va. He was killed on June 25, 2003, in Afghanistan. This quilt was made by Freedom […]

Joseph A McSween

Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Adam McSween Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Adam McSween, 26, of Valdosta, GA, formerly of York, NE, died April 6, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom. McSween was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit 11(Diver), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash. He died from enemy action while conducting combat operations […]

Vernon Sullivan

SP4 Vernon Sullivan SP4 Vernon Sullivan was raised in a box car with the rest of his siblings. At the age of 5 the state took him and his brothers and sisters. At the age of 18 he was drafted to Vietnam, and since he was small, his job was a tunnel rat. After coming […]

Daniel L Sesker

Army Spc. Daniel L. Sesker Army Spc. Daniel L. Sesker died April 6, 2006 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sesker, 22, of Ogden, Iowa was assigned to the Troop C, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry, Iowa Army National Guard, LeMars, Iowa. He was killed April 6 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat […]

Dane Freedman

Cpl Dane Freedman Marine, Son, Brother, Friend, Hero Cpl Dane Freedman was worn September 13, 1988. Herved in the USMC as a Machine Gunner from 2007-2011. Dane Michael was proud to be a Marine and served a combat tour in Iraq and a combat tour in Afghanistan as an adept machine gunner. This quilt was made […]

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