Undated, unidentified clipping in a scrapbook at the Saranac Lake Veteran's Club.Undated, unidentified clipping in a scrapbook at the Saranac Lake Veteran's Club.Born: June 26, 1924

Died: May 14, 1993

William F. Ohmann was a World War II veteran, likely serving in the ski troops of the 10th Mountain Division.  He was a son of Mr. and Mrs Joseph Ohman of Pine Street.


Adirondack Daily Enterprise, May 17, 1993

William F. Ohmann

SARANAC LAKE — William F. Ohmann, 68, of Breezy Acres, Saranac Lake, died Friday, May 14, 1993 at the Veterans' Hospital at White River Junction, Vt.

Born June 26, 1924 in Saranac Lake, he was the son of Joseph and Phoebe (Betters) Ohmann.

A lifelong resident of Saranac Lake, he attended local schools. He had been a foreman for the Pre-Stress Co. of Syracuse, and had helped build the LaPan Highway bridge and several others around the state. He also had worked for Lex Thompson, and worked on the Thompson Building on Broadway, and also the Eagle's Nest on Lake Street. He also worked as a heavy equipment operator for the village of Saranac Lake.

He was also a veteran of World War II, seeing action in Normandy, Northern France, and the Rhineland.

Survivors include two brothers, Ray of Saranac Lake and Stanley of Lake Clear; a sister, Margaret Rogoski of Utica; four nieces and several cousins.

Calling hours will be held today from 7 to 9 p.m., with funeral services scheduled for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake, the Rev. Jude Belisle officiating. Interment will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the High Peaks Hospice in care of the funeral home.

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