11/24/31 ~ 1/10/03
Ernest "Ernie" Dwaine Scow, age 71, passed away Friday, January 10, 2003 in Heber City, Utah following a battle with cancer.
Born Nov 24, 1931 in Manti, UT the son of Ernest James and Ruth Davenport Scow. Ernie grew up and attended school in San Pete County.
Following high school Ernie joined the U.S. Army National Guard and was called up to active military service during the Korean Conflict. After returning from service he moved to Salt Lake City where he met his sweetheart, Joanne Friede, Chinook, MT. They were married Dec 24, 1954 in Manti, UT.
Ernie worked for Meadow Gold Dairies for several years before purchasing the Wonder Bread Distributorship for Summit and Wasatch Counties. For the next 35 years he and Joanne were the owners and operators of Scow Distributing, retiring in 1996. He was known as "Ernie the Bread Man."
Hunting, fishing, and camping were some of Ernie's favorite pastimes. He also sponsored rodeos, luaus and various other shows and community activities. He was friendly, well liked and generous to everyone.
Survived by wife, Joanne; son, Dann (Shauna); three daughters, Julie, Janet, Jane (Kelly) Walker; six grandchildren, Traci, T.J., Todd, Andrew, Caleb, Laura; and two brothers, Reed (Pat), Howard (Sandy). Preceded in death by both parents, two infant sisters, and one brother.
Services will be Tues. Jan 14, 2003 10 a.m. Wasatch Lawn Memorial Chapel, 3401 S. Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT. Friends may call Mon. 6-8 p.m. Wasatch Lawn Mortuary and Tues. one hour prior to the services. Interment, with military honors, Manti City Cemetery near 2 p.m. Directors, Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, Heber City.