Area veterans honored with Quilts of Valor at Waukon High School Veterans Day Program ...

Monday, November 12, a Veterans Day program at Waukon High School was hosted by the school’s National Honor Society chapter. Quilts of Valor were awarded as part of the program to area veterans.  Two Quilts of Valor were also presented at the St. Patrick School Veterans Day program and then also recognized at the Waukon High School program. A special Gold Star Quilt of Valor was presented to Jamie Riley in honor of his father, James F. Riley, who lost his life while serving in Vietnam. Lunch for the recipients, their families and guests was provided by the Allamakee Community School District lunch program following the Veterans Day presentation. Pictured above following the Quilts of Valor presentation are: Left to right - Front row: Tom Leiran, Ron Roese, Gary Ward, Jim Fossum, Tom Houdina, Donald Aldrich, Lloyd Schultz, Darrell Mitchell, Elliott Wolfson, Roger Martin, Lee McGovern. Back row: Dr. Ken Olson, Jim Byrnes, Tom Deeney, Harold Welch, Dan Liddiard, Franklin Weymiller, Les Lickiss, Dan Buege, Earl Martin, Clarence Henry, Gale Burroughs, Ralph Hammel, Jr., Jamie Riley. Submitted photo.

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