1943 Merland Remington. Friday rescue story

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1943 Merland Remington. Friday rescue story - Crews Find Third Body * Near 4 Timp' Survivor...
Crews Find Third Body * Near 4 Timp' Survivor Relates Howlll-Fated Trio Met Death Tribune Jntermountain Wire PROVO, Oct. 21—The frozen body of Mflrland Remington, 32, Provo, was found Thursday afternoon in the snow-swept Tirapano- gos country, climaxing a four- day search by soldiers and civilians. / . He was found a short distance from the «ite where searchers Tuesday discovered the bodies of two of hi* hunting companions, L. Owen Ash, 31, Pleasant Grove, and Ronald E. Malcolm, 32, Provo. While rescue crew« brought the body of Mr. Owen down the mountain, covered 'with approximately 20 inches of snow. Bill Hunter, 25, Pleasant Grove, the only member of the original lost quartet to reach safety, told a harrowing story from his hospital bed of the efforts of the four. He said the four men burned "our ration books and a 10-dollar bill and everything else we had that could burn, trying to start a. fire Monday night. Could Not SUrt Fire ."But everything was so wet and Covered with so much snow we couldn't get any kind of. a. fire started." It was the next day that Mr. Hunter struck out ahead of his companions in an effort to reach help for his half-frozen -friends. Funeral services for Mr. A.sh will, be conducted. Sunday at 1 p. m. in the Pleasant Grove L D S First ward chapel, with Junius A. West, bishop, in charge. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove cemetery." Friends may call at the home Sunday prior to services. Mr. Ash was born February 3. 1912, in Pleasant Grove, son of Leonard and Hattie Frampton tmb- He attended Pleasant Grove high, school and was student body president in 1930. He later attended Brigham Young university and wa» active in athletics. Ke married Donna. Olpin, February 14, 1935, in the Salt Like L D S temple and was, «:i active church worker, serving as president of the First ward elders' quorum for several years. He operated the Standard. Service station in Pleasant Grpve, Surviving besides his widow are two sons and a. daughter, Kenneth, Pauline and Lcn Gene Ash; his mother, Mrs. Hattie Broug-h, Nephi; a brother, Le Roy Ash, Orem, and two grandmothers, Mrs, Catherine Frampton and Mm. Elizabeth Ash, Orem, Services Tuesday •< Funeral services for Mr. Malcolm, will be conducted Tuesday ».t 2 p. m. in the Pleasant Grove First ward chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasant Grove cemetery. Friends may call at the Olpin mortuary Ivfonday and at the home of Lester Stott, a relative, prior to services- Mr. Malcolm was born October 7. 1912, at Waterloo, Iowa, son of Thomas V. and Florence Fentiman Malcolm. He was a member of .the Waterloo police traffic squad for several years, but was placed on a retired status following a motorcycle accident in which he suffered a leg injury. He married Marjorie Smith April 5, 1942, in Las Vegas, Nev., and they moved to Pleasant Grove in July of this year. Surviving, besides his widow, «re a nine-monta-old baby boy, Ronald Malcom; a brother and five staters, George Malcom, U. S. army, in Mississippi; Mrs. Bernard Frost and Mrs, Lucy M.ae Van Den Brand, Jesup, Iowa; Mrs. Mabel Blum, Marble Rocks, Iowa; Mrs. Francis Baldwin, Independence, Iowa, and Miss Margaret Malcom, Snn Francisco. The body of Mr. Remington ir »t the Berg mortuary and funeral services will be announced later. OGDEN—At least 11 deer hunt(Continued on PAjte Tweuty-on*t

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 22 Oct 1943, Fri,
  3. Page 15

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