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Quilt of Valor for Freddie Barker
Pictured are, from left: Darrell Turley, Mary Lou Weiser, Freddie Barker, Amy Schartz Mellor and Bob Jarmer.

United States Army veteran Sergeant Freddie Barker was awarded a Quilt of Valor from Golden Plains Quilts of Valor on May 26, 2023, at the American Legion Post 180 in Great Bend. Barker served from 1968 to 1969.  The quilt top was made by Mary Lou Weiser; quilting by Amy Schartz Mellor.