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Gail A. Shields

June 11, 1953 ~ July 31, 2019 (age 66)


Gail A. Shields, 66, of Elkhart passed away on Wednesday July 31, 2019 at her home. She was born on June 11, 1953 in Elkhart to Kenneth J. and Dorothy (Noles) Kelly. She married Robert S. Shields on July 26, 1975.

Gail was a loving daughter, mother and grandmother. She truly loved her family and her friends and motorcycles rides.  She formerly attended Grace Community Church and was an insurance agent for Allstate since 1998. 

Gail is survived by her children, Tanya (Joel) Holder of Leesburg and Cory Shields of Goshen, her mother Dorothy Kelly of Elkhart, her brothers, Timothy (Shari) Kelly of Cotati, CA., Christopher Kelly of Elkhart, and her sister Cynthia (Steve) Whitaker of Elkhart, and her grandchildren, Makayla, Natalya, Jaqlynn, Austin, Aydin and Maverick. She was preceded in death by her father and her husband.

Friends may visit from 4-8 pm on Thursday August 8, 2019 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd, Elkhart, IN 46514. Funeral services will be on Friday, August 9th at 11 am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Prairie Street Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences may be sent to the Shields family on the funeral home website.

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August 8, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

August 9, 2019

Time: TBD
Prairie Street Cemetery
Hively Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516

Funeral Service
August 9, 2019

11:00 AM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514


Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Blvd, Elkhart IN 46514
Tel: 1-574-293-6411

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