William Lawrence “Bill” Bleasner

William Lawrence “Bill” Bleasner

Birth
Colville, Stevens County, Washington, USA
Death 5 Aug 2020 (aged 86)
Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 214710285 · View Source
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William (Bill) Bleasner passed away at 86 years of age, August 5, 2020. Bill was born on August 29, 1933 in Colville, WA to parents Lee and Bertha Bleasner. Bill graduated from West Valley High School in May of 1951. He joined the Army where he served two years in Italy. Bill graduated from Washington State University in May 1961 with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture. In October 1963, he married Ruth M. Christensen. He farmed wheat and Kentucky bluegrass for many decades in the foothills area. He also developed land, built homes and apartment complexes. In 1982 he and Ruth built and operated Splashdown waterpark for 25 years. Bill reacquired Splashdown in 2018. Bill is survived by his son, Neil, granddaughter, Kyra Dropper, and greatgranddaughter, Delaney Dropper; his daughter and son-in-law, Todd and Heidi Shutts and their two daughters, Amelia and Madeleine; his sisters Pat Drollinger and Wanda Amsbury. He is preceded in death by his parents Lee and Bertha Bleasner, his sister Wilma and brother Jim.

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In 1979, partnered with Virgil R. Taylor (Memorial 97427094) to develop the Indian Village Estates Water Association (IVEWA) in Spokane County, WA.


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  • Created by: David Luders
  • Added: 23 Aug 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 214710285
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lawrence “Bill” Bleasner (29 Aug 1933–5 Aug 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 214710285, citing Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by David Luders (contributor 49008885) .