Duane Dewey receiving medal of honor

Marine Cpl. Duane Dewey is shown receiving the Medal of Honor from President Dwight Eisenhower at the White House on March 12, 1953.

SOUTH HAVEN — One of the last surviving veterans of the Korean War and Medal of Honor recipient who lived in South Haven, has died.

Marine Reserve Cpl. Duane Edgar Dewey died this week in Saint Augustine, Fla., at the age of 89, according to the Marine Corps Times. His funeral service is set for Oct. 22 in South Haven, but he will be buried in Florida.

Duane Dewey newer photo

Duane Dewey, who served in the Korean War as a corporal with the U.S. Marines, is shown wearing his Medal of Honor.