We Remember

HELD, Linda

June 25, 1924 — November 22, 2013

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Linda who went to be with the Lord on Friday November 22, 2013 at the age of 89. Linda was born in Poland in 1924 to a family of one brother and three sisters. Her family immigrated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she married and had two children. Linda and her family moved to Kelowna BC in 1962. She worked as a housekeeper while her husband worked as a bricklayer. Together they raised their family.

Linda is predeceased by her husband Arthur, daughter Irene Emery and brother Berthold Ludwig. She is survived by her son Peter (Heather) of Kelowna, two grandchildren, Chelsea and Amanda (Matt) and one step grandchild Brittany Lee (Jim), three sisters, Alma Bauer, Lily Olynik and Marta Ludwig (Ernst).

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Grace Baptist Church, 1150 Glenmore Drive, Kelowna, BC, with internment to follow at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to; ‘Chain of Love’ Brazilian Orphanage c/o Grace Baptist Church.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM

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The service for HELD, Linda is scheduled for Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Grace Baptist Church

1150 Glenmore Drive Kelowna, BC


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  • Teresa Birznieks says:

    We want to express our sincere condolences and heart-felt wishes of sympathy to all in the recent passing of dear Linda Held, (sister of Lilly Olynik). May she rest in peace and always be fondly remembered by her caring family and friends. Thinking of you across the miles, at this difficult time in the loss of someone so dear to you. Love: Lilly Olynik, Teresa & John Birznieks [Ontario]

  • Gordon and Heather Bissett says:

    We send our heartfelt condolences to the Held Family and hope that many fond memories will bring you comfort. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.


    Gordon and Heather Bissett, Kelowna

  • Bruce & Evie Cumming says:

    Pete and Heather, we are so sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Bruce & Ev

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