The following obituary was in the Reno Gazette-Journal newspaper:
Ernest Peter Bazzini, 90, of Reno, passed away November 25, 2011. He was born June 4, 1921 in Wadsworth, NV to Severino and Maria Bazzini. Ernie served in the United (States) Air Force during WWII, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam wars. He continued his military career with the Air National Guard for 36 years, retiring in 1980 as Senior Master Sergeant.
His entire obituary can be found at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/rgj/obituary.aspx?n=ernest-peter-bazzini&pid=154811020
We have lost another hero.