Nez, Alfred Sr.: Walking On

St. Michaels, Arizona

Funeral services were held for ALFRED NEZ, SR, 95, on February 20, at the St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment followed at the St. Michaels community cemetery. Alfred was born May 11, 1916, in Hunters Point, Arizona. He passed away February 15, 2012.
   
Alfred attended St. Michael Indian School and enlisted in the Army. He was stationed with the 1456th Army Air Corps in Fort MacArthur, California. He received the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, and Victory Medal. Alfred then worked for El Paso Natural Gas Co., where he retired in 1981. He enjoyed Native foods, farming, reading, traveling, spending time with his grandchildren, and listening to KTNN radio. (Navajo Times, February 23, 2012)
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