WW II Veteran Earns 'Quilt of Valor' for Service to His Country
July 30, 2020
James "Bernie" Beemiller, 95, of Everett, was awarded a Quilt of Valor at a private ceremony at Spring House Estates in Everett on July 15, 2020.
Beemiller was nominated for the award by his daughter Bonnie Speece.
While attending a program earlier in the year for another recipient, Speece thought it would be nice for her father.
"I went online and filled out the form. He's 95 and I thought it would be nice for him to receive a quilt too," Speece said.
About a week before April 2 of this year, which was Beemiller's 95 birthday, he was notified that he had been chosen to receive a Quilt of...