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Obituary for Martin Shields

MARTIN SHIELDS, 87, of Indian Lake and formerly of Springfield, passed away Sunday morning, November 5, 2017 at Indian Lake Rehab. He was born in Springfield on November 18, 1929, the son of the late Glen and Goldie (Cline) Shields.

Marty proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He retired from International Harvester following 32 years of service where he also served as a union steward for many years. He was a 65 year member of Fielding Lodge F. & A.M. Marty will be remembered as a generous man who dearly loved his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Marjorie (Wipert) Shields; two step-sons, Jimmy R. (Susan) Easterday of Belle Center and John (Beth) Easterday of Urbana; a sister, Helen Shields of Springfield; a dear friend, Chris Gravenkemper; a nephew, Thomas (Laura) Stites and their children; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Larnelle Stites.

Pastor Scott Griswold will preside at a graveside funeral service which will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. The U.S. Navy will provide military funeral honors.


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Acacia Park Cemetery

Mayfield Heights, OH

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