Dolores Amelia Held

Dolores Amelia Held     March 9, 1937               August 28, 2022

Dolores Amelia Held, 85 of Florissant, MO passed away on August 28, 2022.
Dolores  was born in St. Louis, MO to Edward T. &  Helen M Yasevich on March 9, 1937.
Dolores grew up in South St. Louis MO and graduated from Cleveland High School.  Dolores was a typesetter by trade and worked at the North County Journal, Wood River Journal and finished her career at the Composing Room in St. Louis where she retired in the late 1990s.    Dolores loved going to the beach, muscle cars (her Trans Am and 88 Monte Carlo) playing slot machines or games in general on her computer, going out to dinner with friends and a good margarita.

Dolores is preceded in death by her parents and son, Timothy Louis Koopmann.   Dolores is survived by her daughters, Kathy Johnston, Jacqueline (Kurt) Gottman, Patti (David) Norby, son John (Debbi) Koopmann, grandchildren, Kerri Gruelle, Ashley Johnston, Christopher (Ashley) Fehl, Taylor (Mikey) Double, Kendall & Abby Koopmann, 4 great granddaughters and 1 great grandson.Memorials may be given to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation in honor of Gma.

The family will be having a private family celebration in September.



  • We always enjoyed visiting with you in our neighborhood. Loved our Magarita nights!! We will always have fond memories of Dee!

  • Dolores managed life on her own terms. She is on a new Journey now. One that is pain free and joyful. She is and will always be missed.
    We Love You


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