Kenneth R. Held, 69
July 14, 1946 ó Dec. 9, 2015

Kenneth R. Held, 69 Kenneth R. Held, 69, of Pembine, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain.

He was born July 14, 1946, in Slinger, son of the late Gilbert and Dorothy (Schuck) Held.

Ken grew up in Slinger and served our country in the Vietnam War. He married Lynn Schmitt on Aug. 24, 1990, in Slinger. Ken was employed by Tecumseh Power Products in Grafton for 43 years before retiring. They moved to Pembine in 2009.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, visiting with his friends and especially the time he spent with his grandchildren.

Ken is survived by his wife, Lynn; one son, Steve (Krystl) Held of Iron Ridge; two daughters, Heidi (Jerry) Wichman of Slinger and Lisa (Phil) Kleinke of Campbellsport; his close friend, J.R. of Niagara; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one granddaughter-in-law. In accordance with Kenís wishes private family services will be held at a later date.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Ken or leave a condolence for his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain to honor Kenís legacy of life.