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Michael Thomas Shields

October 16, 1945 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Michael Thomas Shields, 76, of Harvard, died Wed. Oct. 27, 2021 at Golden Years of Lake Geneva.

Michael was born June 16, 1945 in Harvard to Joseph and Marijule (Strain) Shields.  In his early career, he worked for his dad at Shields Oil.  Michael was a financial advisor who opened his own H&R Block franchises in Harvard and Poplar Grove.  He also had a transportation service shuttling many people to the airports throughout the years.  He taught at St. Mary’s in Woodstock, St. Francis in Lake Geneva, and Sunday School at Harvard Bible Church.  Michael was a member of Harvard Bible Church and Gideons International.

Survivors include his siblings Barbara McComb of Algonquin, Karyl (Jim) Glass of Santa Fe, Ray (Bon) Shields of Madison, and Pat (Frank) Novel of Fontana, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Marijule.

The visitation will be from 10 AM – 11 AM Mon. Nov. 1 at Harvard Bible Church, 5817 Island Rd., Harvard, IL 60033.  The funeral will follow at 11 AM at Harvard Bible Church.  Rev. Darrell Bendorf will officiate.  Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Harvard.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 1, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bible Church of Harvard
5817 Island Rd
Harvard, IL 60033

Funeral Service
Monday
November 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Bible Church of Harvard
5817 Island Rd
Harvard, IL 60033

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