Plattsburgh — William M. Bleh, 80, of 376 Margaret St. in Plattsburgh, died on Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at the CVPH Medical Center.
He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sept. 24, 1919, the son of Leo and Ann (Palmer) Bleh.
Mr. Bleh married the former Adelaide Pelton in Cohoes in 1947.
He was a member of the Keeseville Lodge of Elks 2072 and the Keeseville Masonic Temple and a former member the Rod and Gun Club and the North Country Golf Club.
Mr. Bleh was a World War II Army veteran serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre with the 335th Engineers and was involved in the campaigns for India and Burma.
He worked as a road and grounds foreman at the Plattsburgh Air Force base for 20 years, until retiring in 1975.
Survivors include his wife, Adelaide of Plattsburgh; one son, John Bleh and his wife, Martha, of Jackson, Wyo.; one daughter, Mrs. Lucian (Nancy) Lemery of Windsor, Vt.; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Gross of Palm Harbour, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Erik Morrow, Erin Morrow and John William Bleh.
There will be no public calling hours. Private services will be held at a later date.
Donations, in his memory, may be made to the North Country Center for Independence at 159 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
The R.W. Walker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.