Wednesday, October 29, 2014



ADDRESS: W4364 Apple Ave., Medford; A Township of Deer Creek resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: died on Tuesday, October 28

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Saturday, November 1 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Rev. James H. Babler

INTERMENT: Zion Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, Stetsonville

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 5-7 PM on Friday, October 31 and at church from 9:30 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, November 1

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 26, 1970 in Wausau

EDUCATION: Edgar elementary schools and was a 1988 graduate of Edgar High School

MARRIAGE: September 28, 1996 at Edgar to Dawn M. Prochnow and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he worked for periods of time at Edgar Packing Plant and Wausau Homes. From 1996 to present, he worked at Greenheck Fan Corporation in Schofield. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling & spending time with his family.

MEMBER OF: Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville where he was a member of the education committee;
Market Animal Show & sales committee of Taylor County

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Dawn M. Held of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters – Jessica Schrom of Eau Claire, Rebecca Held & Samantha Held both at home in Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brothers – Rodney (Jessica) Held of Edgar & Todd (Tracie) Held of Janesville
Sister – Barb (Bruce) Klieforth of Abbotsford

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mother – Carol (Don) Heeren of Schofield; Father – Oscar (Mona Redman) Held of Edgar
Mother/Father-in-law: Bonnie & Dale Prochnow of Medford; Grandmother-in-law: Alice Prochnow of Medford

PALLBEARERS: Rod & Todd Held, Dale Prochnow Jr., Roger Hoffman, Mike Plooy, Dennis Blasel, Kevin Lipinski

OTHER INFORMATION: Further survived by nieces & nephews
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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