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John Leland Shields

October 19, 1948 ~ June 22, 2018 (age 69)

John Leland Shields, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018, surrounded by his family.

He was born October 19, 1948 in Tooele, Utah to Joe and Beth Shields. John Served in the US Army for 17 years and worked at the Tooele Army Depot for many more. During that time, he met and married the love of his life, Bianka Fedchanheuer, on January 19, 1973.

Together they had three children, Michael, Jerry and Frank. John was a strong and kind man who loved the outdoors, camping and fishing. Everyone had such an unconditional love for him.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Bianka; his children Mike (Heather) Shields and Jerry (Christal) Shields; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; His siblings Susan (Boyd), Jodie, Nancy, Myrtle, Jeanie, Monika, Steve, Marvin, Timmy and their families, a sister in law, a niece and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Tom, Charles and Jack, his son Frank and his niece Trina.

Funeral services will be held on Friday June 29, 2018. Prior Visitation from 9:30-10:45, Funeral 11:00 AM at the Pine Canyon LDS Chapel, located 2032 Churchwood Drive, Pine Canyon. Interment will be at the Tooele City Cemetery. 

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