|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 1977|
VETERAN - U.S. ARMY
WORLD WAR II
*-* William M. Held, Jr. (Obituary) 8-11-1977, Washburn Leader Newspaper
Woodford County, Metamora, Illinois, Prairie District Library Obituaries 1887 - Present *-*
Services for William M. Held, 56, of 1612 W. Daytona were held Monday at Wilton Mortuary.
The Rev. Bertram Betteridge officiated. Burial was in Linn-Mt. Vernon Cemetery, near Washburn.
Mr. Held died at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, where he was admitted June 4th.
He last worked in February at Peoria Engraving Company, where he was employed as a photo engraver since 1952. He had been President of Graphic Arts International Union, Local 75 P for 20 years, and was secretary-treasurer of the Allied Printing Trades Council.
Mr. Held was born in Washburn Sept 16, 1920, a son of William and Lena Volz Held, and married Henrietta Williams May 17, 1947, at Peoria. He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church. a US verteran of World War II. He was a member of Washburn American Legion Post.
Surviving are his wife, one son, David, and one daughter, Lynn, both of Peoria; and one brother, Lyle, of Washburn. One brother preceded him in death.
Memorials may be made to the North Building Youth Fund at Grace Presbyterian Church or to the American Cancer Society.
*-*Washburn Leader Newspaper
dated 8-11-1977 *-*
Thank you Greg Kimberly for the wonderful pictures of the markers. We are truly grateful.
William Mitchell Held (1873 - 1967)
Lena M Volz Held (1877 - 1957)
Henrietta Williams Hyler (1927 - 2013)*
Lee Myers Held (1897 - 1960)*
John Lyle Held (1909 - 1986)*
William Mitchell Held (1920 - 1977)
Mount Vernon Cemetery
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