Carolyn A. Held, 72, of Lake Shamineau, died after a long battle with cancer on Sunday, October 7th, at her home surrounded by her hospice care team and her loving husband of 21 years, Pat. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, October 13th at 11 AM at Sacred HeartChurch in Staples with Fr. Joseph Korf celebrating. Burial will be in the Abbey Cemetery at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville. A visitation will be held Friday, October 12 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Little Falls, MN and from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service on Saturday at the church in Staples, MN. A parish prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Friday evening at the funeral home.