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Obituary: Karna Kalmar Held

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3/2/07 ~ 9/6/03

Karna Kalmar Held, 96, passed away Sept 6, 2003, after an extended illness.

Born March 2, 1907 in Granger, UT to Anna Dorothea Yeplep and Paul Anton Kalmar. Married in 1924 to Louis Alvin Pinkney; later divorced. Married Vivian Francis Held, 1932.

Karna was a devoted grandmother and caretaker. Honest and industrious, she was a trade union organizer and activist for many years.

She is survived by sons, LaMar Alvin Pinkney, Donald Raymond Held; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchil-dren; 25 great great-grandchildren; and sisters, Louella Ostrander, San Pedro, CA, Laura Grimes, Marina, CA. Preceded in death by parents; husband; son, Vivian Kalmar Held; brothers, Nels, Harold, Joseph, David Kalmar; sister, Beatrice Olson; great-grandson, Travis Schrader.

Graveside services will be Tues. Sept 9, 2003, 2 p.m. Interment, Elysian Burial Gardens, 1095 E. 4580 S.