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Donald Shields

Cedar Rapids

Donald E. Shields died Friday, March 23, 2018.
Don was born Dec. 14, 1929, in Logan, Iowa, the son of Edward J. and Doris E. (Brownell) Shields. He grew up in Missouri Valley, Logan, Omaha and Persia, Iowa, graduating from Persia High School in 1947, University of Iowa in 1951 and the School of Banking.
Don began working at Rowley Savings Bank, Rowley, Iowa, in 1951, and was chairman of the board at the time of his death. He was a member of the Iowa Bankers Association.
Don is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Greg (Karen) Shields, Rowley, Pam (Craig) Clark, Cedar Rapids, and Jeff Shields, Independence; his grandchildren, Kendra Shields, Ashland, Wis., Ryan Clark, Marion, Tyler (McKay) Clark, Cedar Rapids, and Noelle Clark, Cedar Rapids; his great-granddaughter, Morgan Kurimski, Albia; and his nieces, Janice Shields, Goodyear, Ariz., and Pat (Ron) Lemons, Arlington, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Shields; his mother and stepfather, Doris and John Willard; and his brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and LaVonne Shields.
A luncheon to honor and celebrate Don's life will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Rowley Community Center. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
The family has respectfully requested that any memorials may be directed to a charity of your choice in Don's honor.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.iowacremation.com under Obituaries.