Irene Shields

Peoria, Illinois


Peoria, Illinois


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PEORIA - Irene Shields, age 81, of Peoria, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Bella Vista Care Center in Peoria Heights.

Irene was born on May 9, 1930, in Peoria to William A. and Doris M. (Jarnagan) Shields.

Irene is survived by her brothers, Roy Shields of...

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Irene was such a sweet and wonderful person. She was in the Blind Center Chorus for a number of years that I was the director. She was always so fun to be around. No one tried harder than Irene to do a good job singing. Loved her so. She was a dear sweet sould. Janet Brill

To the Sheilds Family,
I would like to express my sympathy to your entire family. i have worked at the Nursing Home since Irene first came here and she was such a joy she was a sweet lady and she will be greatly missed by me and other employees and residents, we will keep you all in our prayers

Chuck & Lois,

Chuck, we are so sad to read of your sister Irene's passing. We hope the many happy memories will help you, Lois and your family get through this most difficult time. When we bowled together at Sunset Lanes in Pekin, we probably told you that Diana's aunt was Donna Denny Jarnagan. Donna's husband Al was her uncle. Diana's late father, Jim Denny, bartended for Ray Jarnagan at the original Mt. Hawley Inn in Peoria, IL. That was 1971-2. Our thoughts and prayers are...

Irene was a sweet person i was her homecare worker