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Graveside Service

Oakwood Cemetery
Saturday January 8th, 2022

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Jean L. Shields

Jean L. Shields, nee Francis, 81, passed away on Dec. 25, 2021.

Jean was born Apr. 20, 1940 in Akron, Ohio, to the late Alfred and Hazel (Elsass) Francis and lived in the Cuyahoga Falls area most of her life. She was a faithful member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church and loved to go dancing and spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Jean is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Shields, Jr. She is survived by daughters, Gerri (Dennis) Dougherty and Darlene (John) Pinter; son, Michael Shields; brother, John (Dorothy) Francis; 12 grand children; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Janet Slusser and Nancy (Donald) Moore; and many loving family and friends.

Cremation has taken place. Graveside service will be 11:00 am, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 at Oakwood Cemetery.

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Darlene I'm so sorry for your loss. Ive known your mom my entire life. She was a great woman. I cried when Jack told us.

Jodi Muster Jan 7 2022 4:12 PM

i have known jean since i was a child on lynn drive we became close when she was at the grocery store doing the samples of food she always made me smile and laugh i will never forget you prayers for the family

karen baughman-deem Jan 5 2022 5:35 PM

I worked with Jean for many years at Baker. She was the sweetest person!!
Condolences to her family.

Jorjan Siegenthaler Jan 3 2022 9:22 AM

I was in the wedding of Jean, as we were class-mates @
Cuyahoga Falls High School.
I traveled extensively and lived in Texas, therefore Jean
and I lost touch.
I was sadden to learn of her death.

Donna. (Etling) Ross. Medina, Ohio Jan 2 2022 10:55 AM

I was in the wedding of Jean, as we were class -mates @ Cuyahoga Falls High School.
I travelled extensively and lived in Texas also, so we lost touch.
Sadden to learn of her death.

Donna (Etling) Ross Jan 2 2022 10:41 AM