LeGrand showed up at Logan Knit, where Erline was employed, on Friday, January 29, 1943. One week later the two were married in the Logan Temple.
LeGrand and Erline immediately moved to a ranch in Fishtail, Montana. Erline returned to Logan briefly for the birth of their oldest son, Walter, Jr., in December, 1943, then headed back to Fishtail.
This is Walter, Jr., and his dad on June 14, 1944:
Erline’s birthday was three days earlier. This dress is Erline’s birthday present:
This photo of Erline and Walter, Jr., was taken August 20, 1944: