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Fred, 76, died November 3, 2014, in Glendale, AZ after a short battle with brain cancer. He was a graduate of Boise Jr. College and the University of Idaho. Fred jumped at McCall in 1958 and Idaho City 1959-62. He was in the Army National Guard for 27 years, a Chief Warrant Officer 4, Master Army Aviator and graduated from helicopter flight school at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Over the years, Fred worked for Intermountain Aviation, Sperry Flight Systems, Bell Helicopter Textron and Bell Lexus. His passion in life was flying helicopters and he was able to fly into his early 70's.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Rensmeyer, Fred H. (McCall 1958)" (2014). Smokejumper Obituaries. 749.