Manuel Louis (Lou) Nunes of Medford, Ore., passed away at home September 12, 2012.

There will be a military service for him Monday, September 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the National Veterans Cemetery in Eagle Point, Ore., and interment will immediately follow. Chaplain Mark Flickinger of Asante Hospice will officiate.

He was born August 21, 1923 in Lanare, Calif. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the battleship USS South Dakota during WWII and saw action in the Pacific. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles.

He was divorced; his eldest son, Danny preceded him in death. He is survived by sons, Michael, Paul, and Anthony (Anne).

Rogue Valley Funeral Alternatives is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions, in his name, can be made to Asante Hospice of Medford.