Squares from the family quilt my mother and aunts gifted my grandparents for Christmas 1981. They hand stitched the squares to tell family anecdotes and history.
Row One: (Left) Uncle Bill's birthdate (Right) Uncle Bill and his wife at the time Carla loved to fish
Row Two: (Left) Saint Rose, the church my grandparents attended (Right) Grandma Mary's birthdate
Row Three: (Left) When my uncles were small, the Gerwe home was quarantined for 3 months, though the quilt key doesn't say what illness caused the quarantine