Sean Matthew Held,
Matthew Held, 38, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
He was born on May 1, 1975, to Ronald Held and Judith E. Schall-Held.
Sean enjoyed helping people and took pride in his accomplishments. He
had a degree in tool and die manufacturing from Moraine Park Technical
College. He spent many years working in several area industries.
Sean took pleasure in playing softball with his father and cousins in
area softball leagues. His interests were gardening and collecting coins
and baseball cards. Sean was an avid sportsman and outdoor enthusiast.
Seanís truest measure was his ability to help people in any need. He
will be sorrowfully missed by his daughter, Keira who was the sunrise
and sunset of his life, his family, and anyone fortunate enough to call
him a friend.
He is survived by his precious daughter, Keira; grandmother, Margaret
Held; father, Ron Held; mother, Judy Held; brothers Christopher Held and
Chad Held; uncles Rick (Lavonne) Held and John (Regan) Held; aunts
Suzanne (Don) Kern and Barbara (Tony) Falkenthal; and cousins Bryan
Held, Erin (Mike) Schloemer, Michelle (Derrick) Disterhaft, Ellie Held,
Jake Held, Amanda Falkenthal and Blake Falkenthal. He is further
survived by other relatives and friends.
Sean is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Richard Held;
maternal grandparents Frank and Marjorie Schall; and niece, Danielle
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at 7 p.m.
at the Phillip Funeral Home (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) with the
Rev. Richard Stoffel presiding. The visitation will be at the funeral
home from 4-6:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be for the wishes of the
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)