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Military service planned for 17 veterans

Staff Report
A Nevada Army National guardsman participates in a flag-folding ceremony in a May service at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery honoring servicemen whose remains had been left unclaimed.
Steve Ranson / LVN

The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct its 12th mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery today by honoring 17 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.

Services will be conducted with full military honors beginning at 2 p.m.

The NNVMC is located at 14 Veterans Way in Fernley.

Robert Blacketer, (1926-2009), U.S. Navy, 1943-1946. WWII/Korea

Hubert Burke, (1951-1987), U.S. Navy, 1969-1973 Vietnam.

George Coffield, (1923-1984), U.S. Army, 1943- 1947, WWII.

Carlos Coons, (1918-1984), U.S. Army, 1942- 1945, WWII.

Myrl Crowe, (1923-1986) U.S. Navy, 1944-1947, WWII.

Gerald Cupp, (1929-2006) U.S. Navy, 1947.

Lester Davidson, (1920-1986), U.S. Army, 1939-1945, WWII.

George Deringer, (1920-1987), U.S. Army /U.S. Air Force, 1941- 1960, WWII/Korea.

Louis Dufour, (1890-1987), U.S. Army, 1918- 1919, WWI.

Paul Erickson, (1919-1986) U.S. Army, 1941-1945, WWII.

Norman Fannin, (1934-1987) U.S. Navy, 1952- 1955, Korea.

Joseph Fields, (1916-1986) U.S. Army, 1943- 1945, WWII.

John Francis, (1925-1986) U.S. Navy, 1945- 1946, WWII.

Larry French, (1921-1996) U.S. Army, 1942- 1946, WWII.

John Herb, (1918-1983) U.S. Navy, 1942- 1963, WWII/Korea.

Gerald Murdock, (1938-2004) U.S. Navy, 1956- 1964, Vietnam.

Steven Turadek, (1956-2006) U.S. Army, 1979.