April 18, 2019
Mary Bezy of St. Mary Parish in Bellevue is wrapped in a "Quilt of Valor" by two women with the Iowa-based Quilt of Valor Foundation. Bezy, 96, an Army nurse in World War II, was among five World War II veterans and a veteran wounded in Iraq honored with quilts Nov. 10 at St. Mary School’s Veterans Day assembly. Eighth-grader Tim Bartz, right, was among students escorting veterans during the assembly. Photo by JOE RUFF/STAFF.