John Shields Obituary, Death On May 27, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, John Shields was born to parents Fern Alburn Shields and Ruth Fox Clawson Shields. He was named after his father. His mother and father both bore the surname Shields. Our dearly loved husband, father, and grandfather departed this life on September 22, 2022, at the age of 73, while he was in the hospital for a brief period of time. He had been ill for quite some time.
It is likely that the majority of you are aware that he experienced his first cardiac arrest on January 1, 2008, and that his wife was the one who brought him back to life. He underwent open-heart surgery, which resulted in a 14-year extension to his life. During that time, he was able to cultivate a greater number of memories and new aspirations. In addition to having a small farm where he kept horses and chickens, working on automobiles was his hobby. He also had a small farm. He participated in a significant amount of both of these activities. Nearly everywhere he went, his Great Danes were there to provide a helping hand and accompany him.
After John had returned from Vietnam, the couple wed on December 16, 1970. Karen Palmer Shields was the bride. For the full 51 years that they were together, they shared a wonderful and eventful journey through life. He was of the opinion that the experiences he had gained throughout his life had been significantly influenced for the better by the time he had spent serving in the Army. One of his favorite things to do was work on the Cobra helicopters, and getting the chance to fly in them occasionally brought him a great deal of joy.
John opened his own auto repair shop in 1976, and he worked there with all of his heart and soul for the next 39 years, until a heart condition forced him to retire and lead a life with less stress. Since then, John has been living a less stressful life. John is survived by his wife Karen, his two sons Mark Shields and Chad (Cassandra) Shields, his brothers and sisters Ruthann Waldoch, W Donald (Ginny) Shields, Mary Ellen (John) Elggren, Robert (Kathy) Shields, Michael Shields, and his six grandchildren. In addition, John is survived by his wife Karen, his two sons Mark Shields and Chad (Cassandra) In addition, John is survived by his wife Karen, his two sons Mark Shields and Chad, and his daughter-in-law Susan (Cassandra)