New Hampton residents and sisters Vonnie Shannon (left) and Pat Weigel show off a couple of the masks they have sewn since the Coronavirus COVID-19 crisis began.

Sisters who mask together ...

Vonnie Shannon and Pat Weigel close in on 2,000 masks that have gone near and far

The handiwork of two New Hampton sisters can be found on the faces of folks both in New Hampton and elsewhere. And we mean like all over the country.

And they’re doing it to remember one of the sisters’ grandsons, who passed away in January 2019.

Since the middle of March, Vonnie Shannon and Pat Weigel — working out of their own homes — have sewn 1,849 masks. And they’re not done yet.

For more on this story see the May 19 Tribune.

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