George W. Nunes Sr., 82, of Butte Falls, died Oct. 27, 2011, at this daughter’s home in Butte Falls. He was born in Visalia, Calif., one of 15 children.
After enlisting in the U.S. Navy, he met his best friend’s sister, “Jeannie” while on leave. They were married July 3, 1946. They had three children; George Jr “Bill”, Larry and Karen, 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean.
A memorial service celebrating George’s life was held Dec. 3 at the Butte Falls Community Bible Church. A reception followed.