Matthew Joseph Held, age 57, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away suddenly on June 16, 2012, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born January 29, 1955, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the Co-Owner of Held Brothers Construction Company, proud member of the N.R.A., faithful parishioner of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Matthew was an expert carpenter and an avid hunter.
He is survived by,
Mother-Ermina E. Held (nee Wynn) of Hillsboro, Missouri
Daughter-Brandie E. (Jim) Tieken, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Daughter-Bernadette E. (Michael Brandon) Held, of Arnold, Missouri
Brother-Michael (Belinka) Held, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Brother-Arlon (Ginny) Held, of Bismark, Missouri
Sister-Mary Ann Rudy, of Festus, Missouri
Marissa, Paige, Tyler Tieken and Alivia Brandon.
His nieces and nephews,
Gabe Whaley, Elissa Bradford, Luke Held, Celia Koory, Joe Schott, and Bjorn Held.
Also survived by a host of great nieces and Nephews.
Preceded in death by,
Father-Bernard E. Held
Brother-in-law-Robert F. Rudy
Visitation-Wednesday, June 20, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, Hillsboro, Missouri
Funeral Mass-Thursday June 21, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Hillsboro, Missouri.
Interment-Peaceful Meadows Cemetery, Hillsboro, Missouri
Memorials to-Masses or Bikers for Babies, would be appreciated.