SALEM -- Private services were at 8 p.m. Monday at Stark Memorial Funeral Home for Richard Treleven, 76, of 980 Jones Drive, who died of cancer Saturday night at home.
Mr. Treleven was born May 12, 1924, in East Liverpool, a son of William and Edna Howard Treleven.
He worked as a die maker for 17 years at General Motors, Lordstown, retiring in 1990, and had also worked for 23 years at United Tool and Die Co. in Salem.
He graduated in 1942 from East Liverpool High School, where he played basketball and was known for his two-hand set shot. He was inducted into the East Liverpool Hall of Fame and was named to the Ohio All-Star first team.
He served in the Air Force during World War II, serving it Italy, and was a member of Salem Amvets Post 45 and VFW Post 892.
Besides his wife, the former Dora Lee Schuette, whom he married May 29, 1943, he leaves three sons, Richard of Palisades, N.Y., Dirk of Mentor-On-The-Lake and Dion of Salem; three sisters, Jane Treleven, Sue Neleigh and Phyllis Stewart, all of East Liverpool; a brother, Kenneth of Chester, W.Va.; and seven grandchildren.
Three brothers, Howard, Thomas and Raymond; and two sisters, Iris Applegate and Helen Steffen, are deceased.
Contributions may be made to M.V.I. Hospice, 1156 E. State St., Salem 44460.