Klaus Held, age 79, of Milford, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at Golden Hill Health Care Center.

Beloved son of the late Johannes and Berta (Goldschmidt) Held, he was a Salesman for the Reynolds Aluminum Company.

Klaus is survived by his children; Barbra Held of Milford, Kimberly Held (fiancée Seth Banores) of Orange, Barry (Wendy) Held of Milford, Jeffrey Held of West Haven, a daughter-in-law Amiee Held of Milford; His sister Lisa Strauss of New York and his grandchildren; Matthew, Robert, Barry, Zachary and Noah. He is also survived by Eve and Joyce Held.

Klaus was predeceased by a son Fred and sister Margaret. A Prayer

Service will be held Friday, December 21, 2012 at 10:00am, prior to the Service, friends may call from 9:00 am at Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 N.Broad St. Milford, CT. Interment will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery in Milford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to: Golden Hill Recreations Dept., 2028 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, CT 06460.

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