Jolene Catron's Uncle, Chester Nez, died June 4th. Nez was the last remaining of the original 29 Code Talkers, who helped the United States defeat Japan in WWII.

(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) –┬áThe last of the original 29 Word War II Navajo Code Talkers died┬áJune 4th in New Mexico. Chester Nez, who served in the U.S. Marines, was the uncle of Jolene Catron, who provided this photo of her family and her uncle.

Jolene attended the funeral services for her famous uncle and returned this week. She gave permission to use this video tribute of her uncle, one of the heroes of WWII whose efforts helped defeat the Japanese. To watch the video, click here.