Leland R. Bliss, 96 of Pierson, died Monday, July 5, 2010 at Spectrum Health – United Memorial Campus, Greenville. Leland was born March 29, 1914 in Luther, MI the son of Arthur and Hazel (Hall) Bliss. He retired from American Seating and loved fishing, hunting, traveling, and the horse races. Most of all, he loved his wife and children. Leland is survived by his wife, Virginia (Fletcher) whom he married on September 24, 1937. Virginia and Leland loved each other very much and were still in love and lived for each other after 72 years of marriage. Also surviving are his children, Janet Glidden of Cutlerville, Lanette Stevens of Edmore, Muriel Kay Hoover of Grand Rapids, Irving (Elizabeth) Bliss of Sand Lake, Hazel (David) Hawley of Cedar Springs, Ila (Ron) Fisk of Sand Lake, Leland (Debra) Bliss of Cedar Springs, Sherrie (Jeff) Peters of Cedar Springs; 26 grandchildren; 57 great grandchildren; 15 great great grandchildren; brother, Arthur (Delores) Bliss of Cedar Springs; sister, Althea (Gordon) Welch of Cedar Springs; many nieces and nephews. The family received friends Wednesday from 6-8 pm at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs, www.blisswitterspike.com where services were held Thursday 11:00 am. Pastor Rick Miller officiating. Interment Solon Township Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs,