Harris A. Held

Harris A. Held, 92, of Fairview Heights, IL, born June 14, 1916, in E. St. Louis, IL, died Sunday, July 6, 2008 in Memorial Convalescent Center Belleville, IL.

Mr. Held was the owner of Harris A. Held Accounting Firm. He was a member of Pin Oaks Baptist Church, East Lodge #504 AF & AM, Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine, Belleville Exchange Club, Elk Lodge 481BPOE, Moose Lodge 1286, Swansea, IL, WWII Army Air Corp Veteran.

Bud will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing, dancing, travel and spending time with his family and friends.

Preceded in death by: First Wife: Dorothy R. nee Downey Held
Second wife: Mary Gregorich-Held
Parents: Charles & Della nee Gibbons Held
Sister: Theresa Logsdon
Nephew: James Logsdon
Brother-in-law: Frank R. Kozma

Survived by his loving wife: Aileen nee Burris Spilker-Held of Fairview Heights, IL
Daughter: Debbie Bernett of Hazelwood, MO
Grandson: Justin Bernett
Granddaughter: Julia Bernett
Great-Granddaughter: Hailey Jade
Sister in law: Terry Kozma of Collinsville, IL
Three Nieces: Maria Kozma of Salt Lake City, UT, Rae Viviano of O'Fallon, IL, Barbara Sue Buxton
Two Nephews, Charles Logsdon, Larry Logsdon
Two Stepsons, Duane (Peggy) Spilker of Collinsville, IL, Ronald (Shirley) Spilker of Fairview Heights, IL and families
Great Nieces & Nephews

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital

Visitation: Visitation will be held 4-8pm Tuesday, July 8, 2008 with a Masonic Service at 7:30pm at Kurrus Funeral Home

Funeral: Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at 11:00am at Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Wayland Whitton officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Illinois