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Local Korean War Vets Honored With Quilts Of Valor

Posted On September 21, 2017

By Travis Thayer

Pictured (left to right): Cindy Peace, Bob Oelker, Richard Goble, Elvin Newmann and Vicki Meyer. Photo by P.G. Gentrup.

(Aurora, Ind.) – Three members of the Southeastern Indiana Korean War Veterans of American have been recognized for their dedication to the Color Guard.

Korean War Veterans Bob Oelker, Richard Goble and Elvin Newmann were honored with Quilts of Valor on September 13 at the KWVA Chapter 4 annual dinner.

The quilts were received from Cindy Peace and Vicki Meyer, of the Dearborn County Rivertown Quilters’ Guild.

Approximately 80 members of the KWVA and their spouses were in attendance.