In memory of
Janet Eileen Held
In memory of
Janet Eileen Held
Janet Eileen Held Dec. 10, 1939 - Jan. 1, 2021 Janet Eileen Held was born Dec. 10, 1939 to Madge and Earl Pea in Lewiston, Idaho and died of heart failure Jan. 1, 2021. Janet graduated from Culdesac High School in Idaho and attended Kinsman Business School in Spokane, Wash. She married her high school sweetheart, Dean, in 1959 and moved from Idaho to Oregon in 1962. During her life, she raised her children, ran a tree nursery, raised cattle, drove tractors and hay trucks, managed a warehouse in Portland, worked as a hospital volunteer and was a bookkeeper. She enjoyed country and rock music, loved to dance and doted on her many pets. After retirement she loved gardening, going to the Oregon Coast with friends and cruising with her husband in their old Fords. Janet leaves behind her loving husband, Dean; her children, Dave, Lynrae (Tom) and Susan (Josh); and one grandson, Guthrie. Janet also leaves behind her sister, Mary (Denny); and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. The Held family would like to thank Providence Hospice of Portland, Ore., for their support so that Janet could be cared for by her family at home. At this time, there will be no memorial service. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Janet Eileen Held
Janet Eileen Held Dec. 10, 1939 - Jan. 1, 2021 Janet Eileen Held was born Dec. 10, 1939 to Madge and Earl Pea in Lewiston, Idaho and died of heart failure Jan. 1, 2021. Janet graduated from Culdesac High School in Idaho and attended Kinsman Business School in Spokane, Wash. She married her high school sweetheart, Dean, in 1959 and moved from Idaho to Oregon in 1962. During her life, she raised her children, ran a tree nursery, raised cattle, drove tractors and hay trucks, managed a warehouse in Portland, worked as a hospital volunteer and was a bookkeeper. She enjoyed country and rock music, loved to dance and doted on her many pets. After retirement she loved gardening, going to the Oregon Coast with friends and cruising with her husband in their old Fords. Janet leaves behind her loving husband, Dean; her children, Dave, Lynrae (Tom) and Susan (Josh); and one grandson, Guthrie. Janet also leaves behind her sister, Mary (Denny); and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. The Held family would like to thank Providence Hospice of Portland, Ore., for their support so that Janet could be cared for by her family at home. At this time, there will be no memorial service. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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