Danielle Renee Held

Danielle Renee Held, 17, of West Bend, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, as a result of a tragic car accident.

Danielle was born on Feb. 24, 1993, to Christopher and Amy (nee Zimdars) Held. She was a senior of West Bend East High School. Danielle enjoyed long boarding, skate boarding, disc golf, music, making her own necklaces and hanging out with friends.

Danielle is survived by her parents: father Chris, mother Amy (companion Bruce Krezman) Zimdars; siblings Nicole, Josie, Chelli, Cody, and Joshua; a niece Victoria and nephew Jordan; grandparents Jaynee (Allen) Andree and Judith Schall-Held and Ron Held; great-grandparents Margaret Held and Toni Brandenburg, and Frank Schall; and two uncles Sean (Wendy) Held and Gregory (Betty) Zimdars. She is further survived by her boyfriend Nolan Shepphard, cousins, other relatives, and many friends. Danielle is preceded in death by her grandpa Eugene Zimdars, great grandma Marjorie Schall, and great-grandpa Richard Held.

A funeral service for Danielle will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Dr. in West Bend with Chaplain Cheryl Matusiak presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home from noon until the time of service. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.