Nelda Jeanne Shields

Nelda Jeanne Shields, 90, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo.

She was born Aug. 4, 1930, in Lincoln, Kan., to Harry and Esther (Loy) Sheets.

She married Otto Shields Jr., on Aug. 8, 1948, in Lincoln. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include four sons, Ron Shields, Hill City, Rod Shields, Salina and Mike and David Shields, both of Kansas City, Mo.; four daughters, Melanie Scott, and Carmen Shields, both of Hill City, Lori Newell, Monticello, Ill., and Kay Elliott, Woodland Park, Colo.; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson; and a great-grandson.

Due to the Covid virus there will be no services planned at this time.

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Published on November 19, 2020