Quilter honors brother killed in World War II

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Quilter honors brother killed in World War II

Making quilts helped Pat Akers connect with families who also lost loved ones to war
Pat Akers displays a picture of her brother and mother and talks about the loss of her brother who was killed in World War II and the effect it had on her and her family. The pictures rest on quilts made by locals that she will take with her to Glenwood Springs for the Gold Star Weekend and will be given to a mother, father or a family member who has lost someone in combat.
Pat Akers talks about a quilt on Friday in her Forest Lakes home that was hand-quilted by Vickie Buffard. Akers lost her brother, Bobby, in World War II. She honors him by making quilts for Colorado Gold Star families.
Pat Akers holds a teddy bear that was given to her by her late brother, Bobby, who was killed in World War II.

Quilter honors brother killed in World War II

Pat Akers displays a picture of her brother and mother and talks about the loss of her brother who was killed in World War II and the effect it had on her and her family. The pictures rest on quilts made by locals that she will take with her to Glenwood Springs for the Gold Star Weekend and will be given to a mother, father or a family member who has lost someone in combat.
Pat Akers talks about a quilt on Friday in her Forest Lakes home that was hand-quilted by Vickie Buffard. Akers lost her brother, Bobby, in World War II. She honors him by making quilts for Colorado Gold Star families.
Pat Akers holds a teddy bear that was given to her by her late brother, Bobby, who was killed in World War II.
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