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Seamstress provides story of the wedding dress quilt

Posted July 14, 2015 at 6:51 pm

Our only grandson Ben married October 15, 2011.

A year after the wedding, Ben came back to Missouri from Detroit bringing his wife’s wedding dress. He asked if I would make a quilt from the dress. With some hesitation I said “yes” and he left it at my house.

I hung it in its bag in the basement and started gathering ideas and suggestions. Mostly I got no ideas or answers about how to do the project.

Ben came back for a visit in one more year and asked about the project. I ask him what his and Sherry’s vision for the quilt was. He described one they had seen together in squares

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    Who gives a hoot: St. Francis history offers a rich heritage of service

    by Bob Bohlken

    This article was prompted by the public announcement that our hospital was renamed to reflect that St. Francis Hospital is a part of the Sisters of Saint Mary Corporation, SSM Health, a fact that has existed for some time

    SSM is a Catholic health corporation that is in part of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary. The history of how the nuns of Saint Francis of Maryville separated from the Sisters of

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