June 12, 1942 - August 11, 2016
Raymond Craig Shields 1942 - 2016 Raymond Craig Shields, age 74, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones at LDS Hospital on August 11, 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born June 12, 1942, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Raymond Merrill Shields and Helen Marie Larsen Shields Ford. He grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Olympus High School and spent his Senior year, and was part of the 1st Graduating Class of Highland High School. He married Mildred Lucille Thuet on June 15, 1963. They divorced in 1989. She preceded him in death on December 5, 2014. He later married Connie Grondahl, who also preceded him in death on April 12, 2009. He started working with his dad at his dad’s Texaco Service Station. He retired from Kennecott Utah Copper. He loved to ski and enjoyed listening to music. He loved all animals, especially dogs, and had many pets during his lifetime. He loved his 6 grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. Raymond (Craig) is survived by his step-mother, Venice J. Shields, 4 children; Michelle Shields (Bart) Coverstone, Carolyn Marie Shields, Stephanie Ann Shields, Raymond Michael Shields, and 2 step-children; Julie Grondahl and Robbie Grondahl. He is also survived by six siblings; Chloe (Pete) Illoway, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Jennifer (Greg) Droubay, Penelope (Link) Hebrew, J. Lynn Ford, John (Kris) Ford, Payallup, Washington, and Shirley J. (Larry) Wood. Raymond Craig was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Darrell Ford Jr. There will be a Family Graveside Service at the Tooele City Cemetery on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. located at 361 South 100 East, Tooele, Utah 84074. The Family would like to extend their gratitude to LDS Hospital and the extraordinary care given to Raymond Craig by the ICU Team at LDS Hospital.
Raymond Craig Shields 1942 - 2016 Raymond Craig Shields, age 74, died peacefully surrounded by loved ones at LDS Hospital on August 11, 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born June 12, 1942, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Raymond Merrill Shields... View Obituary & Service Information
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Raymond Craig Shields
1942 - 2016
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