July 7, 1996 in Idaho

Ketchum Service Held For Hemingway

From Staff And Wire Reports

Mountains and sagebrush hills overlook the Ketchum Cemetery where the ashes of Margaux Hemingway were laid to rest Saturday morning, near the grave of her grandfather.

About 100 friends and neighbors from the town where Margaux grew up attended the 11 a.m. service under cloudless skies in the quiet cemetery on the north edge of Ketchum.

“Wherever she went, Margaux thought of Sun Valley as home. Her heart was here in this valley, on these trails, and with her family and friends,” said Stuart Sundlun, a longtime friend of Hemingway.

She was the second of three daughters, Joan, Margaux and Mariel, born to Jack and Byra Hemingway.

Jack is the oldest son of Ernest Hemingway, literary icon of the 20th century. Margaux Hemingway’s body was found in her Santa Monica apartment on July 1. A cause of death has not been determined. She was 41.

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