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Brian T. Shields

Published April 22,2022

Obituary's Biography:

Brian Thomas Shields, 63, a resident of Grayslake, IL, passed away April 21, 2022. He was born in Evanston, IL to Roy and Lorraine Shields. Brian was passionate about history and space and was always happy to share his opinions on current events. He was big in size and in heart. Brian is survived by his wife of 27 years, Nancy Shields, whom he wed on June 18, 1994 in Glenview, IL, his children Bradley Shields of St. Amant, LA, Cassandra (Jorge) Cantu of Mundelein, IL, Kristen (Jamey) Gavel of Volo, IL, Joshua Shields of St. Amant, LA, and Kady Shaw of Grayslake, IL, his grandchildren, Ben, Mia, Luke, Ethan, Shawn,Rosie, Edward, Enrique, Riley, Ava, and Elodie, his siblings Laura Shields of Chicago, IL, Barbara Shields of Chicago, IL, Patrick (Vivian) Shields of Mundelein, IL, Christie (Phil) Brooks of Wauconda, IL, Scott Shields of California, his sister-in-law, Marsha Shields of Wauconda, IL, Gail Kading of Glen Elyn, IL, John W. (Lisa) Field II of Scottsdale, AZ, Joan (Bruce) Voss of Palatine, IL, Janice (Larry) of Wheeling, IL, Colleen (Matt) Petrando of Island Lake, IL, Patricia Kastanes of Pinehurst, NC, and all his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Michael Shields, and his in-laws, John “Jack” and Laverne Field. A celebration of his life is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2022 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe made to the American Diabetes Association. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

7 replies on “Brian T. Shields”

  1. Oh Kristen, I am so sorry to hear about your dad…. It always appeared you and your family were so close and that is so special these days. 💞 Rely on your wonderful, loving memories of good times together-it does help to ease the loss. Know that I’m keeping you and your family in my thoughts.

  2. I feel so much for the lost he was a big man he was my manager of garden fresh market he was always a humbled person and a caring person people like him are a few of them I’m so sorry for his kids and wife RIP Brian

  3. My deepest sympathies to Brad and his family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏🏻❤️

  4. Very sorry to hear of Brian passing. Worked with Brian at Dominick in McHenry. Lots of good times.

  5. Dearest Laurie and Precious Family of Brian,
    What a sweet photo of Brian! Remembering the very special Shields family.
    Love to all,

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