Shields- John W. age 85 years, U.S. Army Vet of the Korean War,
Beloved husband of the late Geraldine G. "Jeri" nee Rayski; Loving father of Monica ( Michael M.D.) Tuite, and Brian Shields
Cherished grandfather of Phoebe Tuite; Dearest Brother of Rose ( the late James) Rippe, and the late Frank ( Barbara, " Bobbie) Shields;
John was a long time executive for Florsheim Shoe Company and a lector for over 25 years at St. Irenaeus Church.
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 12th 10:00 A.M until time of prayers at 12:15 p.m. at Hirsch West End Funeral Home 3501 Lincoln Hwy. Matteson , IL to St. Irenaeus Church, Mass 1:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Assumption Cemetery